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01/12/2016 GoodWeave and Licensed Partners Strong at Trade Shows This Season. GoodWeave International will be meeting with carpet industry leaders at trade shows this month in Germany and the U.S., engaging more companies in its child-labor-free certification program.  More>

09/08/2015 GoodWeave’s 14th Annual Rug Raffle Winner to be Selected at NYICS. GoodWeave International, in partnership with New Moon, will announce the winner of their 2015 Annual Rug Raffle at the New York International Carpet Show (NYICS) this year.  More>

09/02/2015 GoodWeave Child Labor-Free Certified Rugs Now Available at Target Stores. GoodWeave International is pleased to announce a partnership with Target Corporation to prevent child labor in the production of Target’s owned-brand woven rugs.  More>

06/03/2015 On World Day Against Child Labor, Stand with GoodWeave to End Child Labor in the Rug Industry. With the world turning its collective attention to the global child labor problem on World Day Against Child Labor, GoodWeave continues to mount its largest ever campaign to put an end to child labor in the carpet industry by 2020.  More>

05/22/2015 GoodWeave honored with Nice Modernist Award for its campaign to end child labor. Since its founding in 1995, GoodWeave has worked tirelessly in its efforts to eliminate child labor from the rug industry with current operations in India, Nepal and Afghanistan. These groundbreaking efforts are now being recognized through a series of accolades, the latest of which is the receipt of the inaugural Dwell on Design “Nice Modernist Award” by GoodWeave’s founding Executive Director, Nina Smith.  More>

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In the News

Press Release, GoodWeave and Licensed Partners Strong at Trade Shows This Season, January 12, 2016

Press Release, GoodWeave's 14th Annual Rug Raffle Winner to be Selected at NYICS, September 08, 2015

Blog, Crafting a Better Tomorrow: Target Joins Forces with GoodWeave, September 03, 2015

Press Release, GoodWeave Child Labor-Free Certified Rugs Now Available at Target Stores, September 02, 2015

Article, GoodWeave Featured in Target’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report, August 11, 2015

Press Release, On World Day Against Child Labor, Stand with GoodWeave, June 03, 2015

Press Release, GoodWeave honored with Nice Modernist Award for its campaign to end child labor, May 22, 2015

Update, Update on Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal, May 8, 2015

Update, Nepal Earthquake Update and Relief Fund, April 25, 2015

Press Release, GoodWeave Founder Accepts Nobel Peace Prize, December 10, 2014

ABC News, A Look at Nobel Peace Winner Kailash Satyarthi, October 10, 2014

The New Yorker, A Fitting Nobel for Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, Amy Davidson, October 10, 2014

Take Part, Did a Child Make Your Rug? This Short Film Will Show You Why It Matters, by Kristina Bravo, September 1, 2014

The CNN Freedom Project, Time to get children out of factories and into schools, by Nina Smith, August 31, 2014

Decorator's Notebook, 5 questions to ask before you buy a rug, by Bethan John, August 27, 2014

Free the Slaves blog, Ghana to Capitol Hill: U.S. Briefing on Child Labor, by Cassie Ann Hodges, April 10, 2014

Home Furnishings News, Macy's Expands GoodWeave Collection, April 1, 2013

The Sunday Times, Wonders of the world, by Kat Boroughs, February 23, 2014

Weaving Today, A Celebration of Life, by Christina Garton, January 28, 2014

TakePart.com, Your New Living Room Rug Might Have a Dirty Secret, by Maile Pingel, January 06, 2014

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