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.   

She is not a statistic—she has a story 28 April 2021

She is not a statistic—she has a story

In a tiny dark concrete room in Makwanpur, Nepal sits a woman wearing a beautiful floral dress with a red shawl. Her posture and eyes reveal a palpable sense of pain. *Setimaya was just 19 when she was trafficked—30 years later, she is ready to tell her story.

Trafficking Unlocked 2022 20 September 2022

Trafficking Unlocked 2022

Tauranga/Auckland

Tearfund invites you to a charity evening raising funds for our mission to combat human trafficking in South East Asia and the Pacific. This event will take place in November, in both Auckland and Tauranga.

The number of people trapped in modern slavery has increased by 10 million in the last five years 20 September 2022

The number of people trapped in modern slavery has increased by 10 million in the last five years

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