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#SecondHandSeptember with The Circle Members and Volunteers

The average lifespan for an item of clothing in the UK is only 2.2 years. UK consumers send 11 million items a week to landfill, that’s over 5.5k tonnes of clothing a week (300k tonnes each year) – truly shocking. To keep prices low, […]


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Interview with our Living Wage Project Manager

  Earlier this year, Sharon McClenaghan joined The Circle as the project manager for our Living Wage work. For September, we are focusing on the progress we’ve made with this project and wanted to give our readers this chance to […]


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Events

Chai Day 2019

Chai Day is our national fundraising initiative on November 25. Chai Day is about gathering together with friends, family or colleagues, and using that time to do some good.This is a movement that you can take part in to raise funds to support survivors of gender-based violence.

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Projects

A Living Wage

In some countries 80% of the labour workforce in the fast fashion industry are women. Many don't have their rights guaranteed and do not earn a living wage. Read our report outlining the issue and find out why a living wage is a fundamental right.


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Latest News

Booked your ticket to Amá yet?

This documentary directed by Lorna Tucker tells the important story of abuses committed against Native American women by the US Government.

Lorna, along with the Native American women's rights activist Charon Aseytoyer, will take part in a Q&A.

A week ago we remembered the over 250 workers who died in the Ali Enterprises factory fire of 2012, today we put the spotlight on the social auditing companies who falsely reassured the world that this obvious death trap was safe. #FigLeafForFashion #FailingWorkersByDesign

It's time for some #WednesdayWisdom and here at GCRC we can think of no one wiser than our wonderful service users, who have left these amazing notes for their fellow #survivors to read in times of trial. #Sisterhood is powerful, and we are amazed by it every day.

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What do designers really think about calls to cancel fashion week? @Thetechstyler speaks to designers and @ExtinctionR representatives about this week's protests at #LFW and how we can all play a part in building a more sustainable fashion industry.
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The living wage is a fundamental human right. Yet, some suggest that the fashion industry is a special case, that the inequalities are built in and unavoidable.

We do not accept this. There is nothing 'built in' about paying wages insufficient to support a basic livelihood.

People are protesting #LondonFashionWeek for ethical issues.

A new architecture is needed for the global garment industry. The right to a living wage can put an end to the race to the bottom and stop states selling their people's labour at less than the price of a decent life.

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If you missed out on tickets for Annie's Glasgow Armadillo show on 26th Sept A VERY LIMITED number have just been released!!

All proceeds go to @TheCircleNGO but you will have to be quick if you want to grab them 👇https://t.co/QQwvgx6V8s

NUS research shows 1 in 5 students experience some kind of sexual harassment in FIRST WEEK of study. It’s imperative we signpost to support.If these stickers aren't displayed across your campus then please flag it up. DM if u need more #endGBV #NoMoreLives #MentalHealthAwareness

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