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

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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

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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

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

Dead Men Can’t Cheer

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The 2022 World Cup dead body count begins.

Global Child Labor Declines by One Third

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

4 Myths About Preventing Tragedies Like the Bangladesh Factory Collapse

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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

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

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

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In Cambodia, sexually abused boys struggle to be believed.

The Grace Hotel

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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

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

[VIDEO] Where Ships Go To Die

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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

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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

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