Why you should support a Modern Slavery Act in New Zealand 17 May 2022

Why you should support a Modern Slavery Act in New Zealand

Sixteen million people worldwide are forced into labour to make the everyday products we buy. They live as slaves.

New Zealand fails again to meet standards on human trafficking 26 July 2022

New Zealand fails again to meet standards on human trafficking

There are over 40 million people trapped in modern slavery globally, and some of them are trafficked right here in Aotearoa.   

Black Friday? Let’s think before we buy-day! 20 November 2022

Black Friday? Let’s think before we buy-day!

With Black Friday around the corner, we’re looking at over-consumption and how to put the break on the take and take.

Airing the dirty laundry on donated clothes 15 October 2022

Airing the dirty laundry on donated clothes

If you support Tearfund, you will likely be familiar with our work to reduce worker exploitation in the fashion industry. Recently, we’ve been focusing on the environmental impacts of fashion. The clothes and shoes we buy, how we care for them and how we dispose of them has never been more important.

Boot Camp: helpful tips to care for your shoes 15 October 2022

Boot Camp: helpful tips to care for your shoes

This year, Tearfund turned up the heat on the footwear industry, exposing the exploitation and environmental concerns linked to our shoes in our article "Footwear: An Industry Laced with Exploitation". One way we can respond and tread lighter for people and the planet is by extending the life of our shoes. This guide will tell you everything you need to know to ensure your shoes live long and happy lives.   

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