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"We need US$177"

"We need US$177"

16-09-2014 17:30

On September 17th, Cambodian garment workers took action in factories and workplaces demanding an increase in the minimum wage to US$177 a month as a key step towards the payment of a living wage. Workers in 139 factories in 52 areas took part and 10,000 workers wore t-shirts with the US$177 demand printed on. 100,000 stickers were distributed across the countries capital, Phnom Penh. In solidarity activists from New Jersey to Melbourne via Geneva and Brussels, also took part in actions calling for an immediate increase in the minimum wage.

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Two years after fatal fire - KIK still has to pay up

Two years after fatal fire - KIK still has to pay up

11-09-2014 12:55

September 11th marks two years since the fatal fire that killed 254 garment workers at a factory in Karachi, Pakistan. German retailer KIK were the only confirmed buyer from the factory, and yet today the victims families are still waiting for the retailer to pay full and fair compensation.

#weneed177 tweets

Join the Cambodian garment workers in their call for US$177 a month. Sign the petition calling on brands to pay US$177 as a key step towards a living wage in Cambodia.

Victory for 12 workers and trade unionists in Pakistan

03-09-2014 14:55

Twelve garment workers and trade union activists of the Power Loom Mazdoor Union in Pakistan were finally acquitted on August 29, 2014 after a trial that had dragged on for more than two years.

Indonesian wage trial: human rights violations 'systemic'

24-06-2014 07:57

After a two-day public hearing, the jury of the People's Tribunal announced its verdict. Judges found overwhelming evidence of ‘systematic violation of the fundamental right to a life lived with human dignity' in the garment industry.

Urgent Appeal annual review 2013

26-05-2014 17:05

Check out the facts behind your fashion in this annual review of the urgent appeals for support in 2013. This review summarises cases from the garment industry around the world. Find out about conditions in the factories where your clothes are made - and about how the Clean Clothes Campaign and its partners are working to stop violations of workers’ rights.

Our mission

Since 1989, the Clean Clothes Campaign is dedicated to improving working conditions and supporting the empowerment of workers in the global garment and sportswear industries. 

We educate and mobilise consumers, lobby companies and governments, and offer direct solidarity support to workers as they fight for their rights and demand better working conditions.

Annual Report 2013

An interactive overview of our work, our partners & our network in a most significant year.

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