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From fast-fashion to ultra-fast fashion: it is time to reveal the true costs

By Sacha McGowan-Crewe, Rights Lab Intern The fashion industry is worth £32 billion to the UK economy, yet is the second highest at-risk sector for modern slavery. The International Labour Organisation defines modern slavery as a ‘situation of exploitation that a person cannot refuse or leave because of threats, violence, and abuse of power’. It …

The Nottingham Reading Programme 2018/19

By Zoe Trodd and Andrew Winter Launched in 2015 and initially supported by Impact: the Nottingham Campaign, the Nottingham Reading Programme was designed as another way outside of the traditional welcome activities to provide students with a conversational ice-breaker as they settled into their accommodation. Through the shared experience of recreational reading, supported by reading …