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?
December 9, 2013
Pakistan is a very important country in South Asia. The population is believed to be around 190 million where 12 million children are reported to work in agriculture, garage work, hotels, the carpet industry, the bangle-making industry, cement, deep sea fishing etc. UNICEF estimates that 250,000 children work in brick kilns. Protection of the Rights [...]
May 28, 2013
One thing I can not stand in football is unfairness; it ruins games, even seasons; but what most people are not aware of is that it also ruins lives.
March 8, 2012
Yesterday evening saw the success of a Fairtrade Fortnight event at Cardiff’s Chapter Arts Centre. Two producers from Palestine were there displaying their goods ranging from olive oil to almonds to sun-dried tomatoes. Chapter was buzzing with its usual lively atmosphere and the Fair Trade stand was never without interested passersby, almost all of whom [...]