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[Cambodia] Workers Turn Models on Political Catwalk

[Cambodia] Workers Turn Models on Political Catwalk | Soup for thought | Scoop.it

About 150 garment workers turned out to the Phnom Penh of­fices of the United Sisterhood Alliance NGO on Sunday to watch a politically charged fashion show entitled “Beautiful Clothes, Ugly Reality.”

Aimed to highlight the income gap between Cambodian garment workers and the selected CEOs of brand companies. The two-hour program featured a medley of cat-walking, political theater and speeches calling for a $160 month­ly basic wage. 


Via AMRC Hong Kong
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Not exactly your kind of models, but poor workers  still have rich voice. 

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, June 9, 2014 1:52 PM

“The arrest, ban, threats and killing of our activists cannot prevent a workers’ movement,” said Hil Chandy, 23. “We still demand all buyers take responsibility to find a solution for $160 for all workers.”

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