Let’s keep up the fight in 2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor

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New GoodWeave five-part series shares best practices for eliminating child labor in supply chains

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2021 – GoodWeave International has released its “Best Practice Series to Eliminate Child Labor in Global Supply Chains” as a resource during this International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor.

New GoodWeave short film shines spotlight on child labor in hidden apparel supply chains

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2021 – In honor of World Day Against Child Labor on June 12, 2021 and International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor taking place this year, GoodWeave International has released a new short film entitled “Fashion’s Hidden Supply Chain.”

New licensees further expand global reach of GoodWeave certified rug and home textile products

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2021 – Over the past year, GoodWeave International has officially licensed seven new companies from around the globe committed to child-labor-free supply chains for their rug or home textile products. 

COVID-19 Update and Response

As we continue to pull together to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate business disruptions, GoodWeave International is taking a number of steps to continue operations, as well as support workers, children and partner companies during the crisis.

GoodWeave International CEO Nina Smith receives Tufts University Alumni Award for Active Citizenship and Public Service

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2021 – Nina Smith, the founding CEO of GoodWeave International, was recently named a recipient of the 2020 Tufts University Alumni Award for Active Citizenship and Public Service, which celebrates contributions to improving the lives of others. 

Hem Moktan: He Made It

Hem Moktan was 13 years old when he was rescued from a carpet factory in Kathmandu by a GoodWeave inspector. He was enrolled in GoodWeave’s transit home for rescued children where he received an education. He now works to protect other children and serves as Child Development Officer at Nepal GoodWeave Foundation. Hem’s story demonstrates how GoodWeave’s work transforms both global supply chains and individual lives. View both short and long versions of the film.

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