Tragedy is Inevitable when Bangladesh Competes on its own Citizens’ Poverty

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A year on from the Bangladesh Rana Plaza factory disaster in which more than 1,000 workers died, the system that puts workers’ lives at risk still thrives.

The Disposability of Boys


The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.

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A Poor Man’s Pope, A Rich Man’s Mayor


Doug Zeigler explores the very different messages of Pope Francis and New York City Mayor Bloomberg about the poor.

H&M Could Raise its Prices to Pay Garment Workers More

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H&M will use its influence with other retailers and governments to push for higher wages for those who work in garment factories.

Today is World Polio Day


Rotary International’s #EndPolioNow campaign and the ongoing battle to eradicate a debilitating disease.

Dead Men Can’t Cheer


The 2022 World Cup dead body count begins.

Global Child Labor Declines by One Third


A new ILO report states that child labor has been in decline since 2000.

4 Myths About Preventing Tragedies Like the Bangladesh Factory Collapse


Can you help prevent further tragedies by not buying cheap clothing or demanding everything be made in the United States? Anne Thériault explains why not.

While the Train Runs


The award-winning short film about the rail tracks slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Until There’s Blood: The Sexual Abuse of Boys in Cambodia


In Cambodia, sexually abused boys struggle to be believed.

The Grace Hotel


A former wedding planner observes the sex trade in Bangkok, as well as efforts to free women and children from prostitution.

Sweatshop Fire in Bangladesh: Tragedy Repeats Itself


Noah Brand questions whether the recent tragedy in Bangladesh will have any influence on international workplace safety reform

[VIDEO] Where Ships Go To Die


The shipbreaking industry in Chittagong, Bangladesh is referred to as “hell on earth,” and for good reason.

Man-to-Man With Cage-Fighting Poet Cameron Conaway


Rannoch sits down with Cameron Conaway, the “Warrior Poet” to discuss how the former MMA fighter became impassioned about ending Human Trafficking.

Of Ships and Men

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Cameron Conaway explores the human rights abuses in Chittagong’s notorious shipbreaking yards. Photographs by Pierre Torset.

Masked Men Ditch Donuts


This week’s Dudes reveals that burglary, like so many other things, is a skill best left to the adults.