Fair Wear awarded United Nations grant to prevent violence against women garment workers

FWF and four partner organisations in Bangladesh and southern India have been awarded a three-year grant by the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women. FWF will use the grant to implement innovative new strategies to reduce workplace violence against women in the garment industry.

FWF’s ‘Anti-harassment committees and violence prevention systems in export-oriented garment factories’ programme was one of 22 projects funded by the UN Trust Fund from a pool of over 2 500 applications. The project will be implemented in Tirupur and Bangalore India, and Dhaka, Bangladesh, starting in autumn 2011.

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