July 10, 2019
Following the guidance from Welsh Government offering advice for governing bodies and head teachers on issues relating to school uniform policy we issue the following statement. Aileen Burmeister National Coordinator for Fair Trade Wales says: “We welcome this Welsh Government guidance and fully support the need for uniform to be gender-neutral and affordable. It’s not [...]
May 25, 2014
When I visited the Mbale region of eastern Uganda, I wasn’t sure what I was going to see. I had heard that Fairtrade provides education, access to health, better terms of trade, minimum prices and respect for the environment. But is it true?
April 23, 2014
We all took a sharp intake of breath when news broke about the collapse of a building in Bangladesh on April 24th 2013. A building that contained thousands of workers who earn less than £1 per day, upon who we rely to make our clothes. 1138 people died that day and more than 2500 were [...]