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  Threads Of Hope - Remembering the workers of Rana Plaza

Apr 24, 2020
On 24 April 2013, an eight-story commercial building called Rana Plaza collapsed near the capital, Dhaka in Bangladesh, killing 1,134 people and injuring approximately 2500. The victims were all mainly garment workers.
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  An alternative vision for social structure post COVID-19

Apr 20, 2020
COVID-19 has exposed structural social and economic weakness. A common good framework would have rejected policies fostering job insecurity in the ‘gig economy’ as a modern form of slavery
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  Slavery-Free Easter

Apr 12, 2020
Almost half of all 152 million children victims of child labour are aged 5-11 years, according to a 2017 report by the International Labour Organisation. And a great many of these children are in the cocoa industry, picking the cocoa beans used to produce chocolate.
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  God’s message on Christmas Season

Dec 25, 2019
Christmas always brings joy in my life. As a child, I always looked forward to the coming of that day. However, as time progressed, I realized that Christmas does not only bring joy but also an attached message with it.
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  Wedding season in Sindh

Dec 09, 2019
These are doors through which we are invited to be part of people’s lives. We take off our shoes respectfully, as the ground we are walking on is sacred.
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  Columban priest addresses climate crisis in Pakistan

Nov 22, 2019
Citing data from a 2019 international study on climate risk, he said Pakistan has experienced 145 extreme weather events from 1998 to 2017, leading to the deaths of over 10,000 people.
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  Columbans call for change in Coles supply chain

Nov 14, 2019
St Columban’s Mission Society co-filed shareholder resolutions proposed by the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility calling for change in the Coles supply chain to protect the rights of workers in the horticulture sector.
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