Film Screening of White Gold: the true cost of cotton by the Environmental Justice Foundation

The trailer for the film “White Gold: the true cost of cotton” has been added to the ‘Videos’ section of Social Alterations, so check it out, and make sure to book your free ticket to the screening of the film, here.

Title: Film Screening of White Gold: the true cost of cotton by the Environmental Justice Foundation
Location: London
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Description: “Uzbekistan is the third biggest exporter of cotton in the world. Its booming cotton industry generates over US$1billion annually, but the industry, which largely supplies the European market, is underpinned by a system of state-sponsored forced labour, particularly of children.”

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Lucy Siegle, journalist, author and presenter (chair)

Joanna Ewart-James, Anti-Slavery International

Juliette Williams, The Environmental Justice Foundation

Steve Grinter, International Textile, Garment & Leather Workers’ Federation

Source: EJF

Date: 2009-06-09

Mary Hanlon

Mary is the founder, editor and lead contributor at Social Alterations. She is also a PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh, where she researches responsible fashion and transnational labour rights activism in the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh.

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