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World in Progress: Campaigner for textile workers

A. Rasper/ G. Burckhardt March 2, 2016

'It gives you strength do do something meaningful', says campaigner for textile workers' rights, Gisela Burckhardt. She has been targeting politicians, international textile companies, as well as consumers. The energetic head of the NGO Femnet is being awarded the 2016 Anne-Klein-Prize by the German Boell Foundation in recognition of her work that mainly benefits South Asian factory workers.