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Four New Rug Companies Earn GoodWeave’s Child-Labor-Free Label

Washington, DC - Four more rug companies have joined GoodWeave, the international nonprofit working to end child labor in the rug industry and to offer educational opportunities to children in South Asia child-labor-free rug certification.

05/18/2011
Faces of Freedom Exhibit on Ending Child Labor Showcased at Duke Chapel

Washington, DC - Through February 24, Duke Chapel is hosting GoodWeave’s nationally touring Faces of Freedom photography exhibit. The collection of photographs, taken by acclaimed documentary photographer U. Roberto Romano in South Asia, depicts both the horrors of child labor and the hopeful faces of children GoodWeave has saved from the looms.

01/27/2011
GoodWeave’s One in a Million Campaign Debuts at Atlanta Rug Show

Washington, DC - In January 2011, GoodWeave USA unveils One in a Million, the nonprofit’s new campaign to bring attention to its market-based solution to end child labor in the handmade rug industry. The One in a Million campaign seeks to capture a 6% market share for certified rugs in 2011, with the ultimate goal of reaching the tipping point to end child labor by 2018.

01/12/2011
GoodWeave Recognizes Children’s Rights Defenders

Washington, DC - This International Human Rights Day, GoodWeave, an international nonprofit working to eliminate child labor in the rug industry, celebrates the achievements of human rights defenders around the world.

12/10/2010
GoodWeave USA Releases 2009 Annual Report

Washington, DC  – GoodWeave USA released today its 2009 Annual Report, which highlights the organization’s accomplishments in the fight against child labor in South Asia’s handmade rug industry.

10/11/2010
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