Did you know that a lot of clothing is produced in factories where workers are paid poor wages and work in sweatshop like conditions? Some of the clothes may have even been produced using child labour. But there are alternatives!
At the United Nations Millennium Summit in 2000, 189 governments signed the Millennium Declaration on behalf of the countries they represented. Eight Millennium Development Goals were adopted committing rich and poor countries to work together in a global partnership to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, ensure that all boys and girls complete primary school, promote gender equality, improve the health of mothers and children, reverse the spread of HIV AIDS and other diseases, and protect the environment … all by 2015!