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May 2019 Spotlight:

Under the Nile

Although most Egyptians do not suffer from extreme poverty,the working conditions of Under the Nile combat the illiteracy, gender inequality, and domestic violence described in a 2014 report.

-me, for the Dressember blog
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Scraptopus and a hat received from my baby registry

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Global Girlfriend Thistle Farms
Noonday Collection Alaffia
Ten Thousand Villages Women’s Bean Project
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Love Justly King Arthur Flour
Goodwill Wild Rose
thredUP Lush

The world is broken. Some of its scars are the invisibility of those who make our clothes and produce our food. From garment workers buried alive to service workers verbally abused, makers are frequently treated as less than human. We do not have to ignore these distressing headlines and anecdotes: we can buy secondhand clothing, fair trade goods, and products with transparency from source to store.