Women are the Resistance: Remembering Rana Plaza

6 April 2017 - 4:15pm
Event
  • EVENT DATE: Monday 24 April
  • TIME: 6pm – 8pm (film screening will begin at 6:30pm)
  • PLACE: Rich Mix Main Hall 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA
  • COST: Free!

Join us for an evening to commemorate the anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, premiering the new film: Workers Voices and a photo exhibition: Women are the Resistance.

War on Want, TRAID, Brick Lane Circle and Rainbow Collective bring you an evening to learn more about the women who makes our clothes in and around Dhaka and how they are challenging the system of exploitation that is the international fashion industry.

Join us for a screening of the new film, Worker Voices that explores the lives, work, and organizing efforts of Bangladesh’s garment workers.

Through interviews carried out from 2014 to 2016, the film chronicles the barriers faced by the mostly female workers at home, at work, and in life. The film is produced by Bangladeshi lawyer, Chaumtoli Huq and directed by Mohammed Romel.

War on Want will also be showcasing stunning images that will form part of our photo series, Women are the Resistance. This exhibition was created to profile just a handful of Bangladeshi women that we know - the extraordinary leaders of the fight for justice both inside and outside of factories in Bangladesh.

 

 

 

 

 

Latest news

University of Leeds announces divestment from three military companies

6 November 2018 - 12:00pm

The University of Leeds announced that it will divest from three military companies complicit in human rights abuse, following up its fossil fuels divestment. 

Read more

#NotHim, not now, not ever

30 October 2018 - 3:45pm

To all those movements, activists and marginalised communities in Brazil who have woken up this morning to the nightmare of a Bolsonaro presidency, we send our solidarity and support.

Read our joint statement on the election of Jair Bolsonaro. 

Read more

Join the conversation

Tickets going fast for the London Palestine Film Festival, which starts this week. Don't miss the full line-up of f… https://t.co/5RJ2MOhYad 15 hours 18 min ago
RT : “Climate change has become the redistribution of the right to life from the poor to the rich” - ’s p… https://t.co/IGhu4lA4KJ 17 hours 12 min ago
RT : from leads a powerful talk on current social, economic, climate and racial justice issue… https://t.co/WrpJfZzKDf 17 hours 12 min ago