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Catholics for Clothing with a Conscience

The Human Thread is a campaign to raise consciousness and empower Catholics to advocate for the plight of garment workers worldwide. The movement was inspired by the 2013 collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh. The devastating event killed 1,133 garment workers, and exposed the wide range of abuses connected to the sourcing of clothing.

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A relative holds a picture of a missing garment worker, who was working in the Rana Plaza building when it collapsed, in Savar, 30 km (19 miles) outside Dhaka April 24, 2013. The eight-storey block housing factories and a shopping centre collapsed on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital on Wednesday, killing more than 70 people and injuring hundreds, a government official said. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: DISASTER BUSINESS)

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