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Interconnections : Sweatshops

Year 7 Geography

Resources in Accessit

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.

Amnesty International

You Tube

United Nations Global Compact

Promoting respect for labour rights is core to the work of the United Nations Global Compact.

Australian Human Rights Commision

Useful Links

Global Exchange - Sweatfree. The resurgence of the sweatshop can be directly linked to the expansion of corporate globalization. The sweatshop is both metaphor for and proof of the lawlessness and inequities of the new global economy. 

International Labour Rights forum. Living Wages

What are Human Rights? United Nation of Human Rights-Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. These rights are all interrelated, interdependent and indivisible.

The Human Rights Council of Australia

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights