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The conscience of Clothing - Learning Worlds

In the learning worlds Fashion.Power.People we dive into the world of fast fashion and put the puzzle together. With infographics, portraits, puzzles and interactive elements, we focus on the various social, environmental, labor and economic aspects of the fashion world.

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Have you ever wondered...

How many miles do your jeans travel before you buy them?

  •    Where do the fabrics, dyes and threads used to make our clothes come from?
  •    What are the production and supply chains in the textile and fashion industry worldwide?
  •    Was bedeutet „Mode machen“ für die Länder, in denen Mode hergestellt wird? 

Production Site Cambodia

Cambodia is one of the world's most important production locations for fashion and textiles. The country is one of the fastest growing economies and yet is also characterized by extreme poverty. What does this mean for Cambodia's inhabitants and what factors have an influence on this? In the learning worlds Fashion.Power.People, we dive into the world of fast fashion and put the puzzle together.


The Conscience of Clothing: The Series

Letters: "The Conscience of Clothing".
Come with us on a road trip into the heart of the Cambodian fashion industry! Fashion blogger Willy Iffland and journalist Helen Fares visit people in different areas of the industry and get a very private and authentic insight. The film series The Conscience of Clothing - Mode.Macht.Menschen. is about intense encounters and politicization of the protagonists.

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Why all this?

The conscience of Clothing aims to stimulate a critical debate about unequal conditions in global supply chains, and to call for more responsible consumption. It shows the struggles in the production countries and thus points out unfair working conditions and trade structures in the textile industry. The material contributes to the establishment of fair working conditions and trade structures in the textile industry.


Additional Material!

Want to know more?  Don't forget to read the this study (external link, opens in a new window) from the Center for Alliance of Labor and Human Rights! There you will learn not only about the supposed boom of the Cambodian textile industry, but also about those who benefit most from these production and trade structures. 


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