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After Rana Plaza: Consumer Interviews

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Social Europe Journal editor Henning Meyer talks to consumers on London's street about the Rana Plaza collapse and what can be done to improve the situation of workers in the textile industry supply chain. There was a high degree of awareness amongst the interviewees and they also supported the point, made by activists from Bangladesh, that exerting consumer pressure on brands is a good idea. But how this pressure can actually be exerted in practise remained unclear to many of them. The lesson seems clear: if consumer knew how to build up pressure for better working conditions they would be happy to do so.