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Doing Goods and GoodWeave join forces to prevent child labor
AMSTERDAM, January 4, 2024 – Today, GoodWeave International and home accessory brand Doing Goods, announce a new partnership to combat child and forced labor in carpet supply chains. GoodWeave operates a licensing and certification program which offers the best assurance that textile products are made without child and forced labor.
Jon Jacoby named new GoodWeave International CEO
WASHINGTON, September 6, 2023 – GoodWeave International’s board of directors has selected Jon Jacoby as the organization’s new chief executive officer (CEO). GoodWeave is the leading global nonprofit organization working to end child, forced and bonded labor in global supply chains.
GoodWeave and Fair Wear announce partnership to improve working conditions in apparel and textile supply chains
AMSTERDAM, 22 August 2023 – GoodWeave International and Fair Wear Foundation have joined forces to address child and forced labour in hidden and informal parts of apparel and textile supply chains.
Shivani: Championing education and independence for vulnerable children
Shivani is a driving force behind the positive change created by a GoodWeave-supported Child Friendly Community in Haryana, India. As a passionate community-based facilitator in a region that is home to a large population of migrant workers employed in nearby carpet factories and workshops, Shivani focuses on how to ensure rights and protections for these individuals.
Hem Moktan: He Made It
Hem Moktan was 13 years old when he was freed from a carpet factory in Kathmandu by a GoodWeave inspector. He was enrolled in GoodWeave’s transit home for former child laborers 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.