Gender, sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement have sparked one of the most intense debates of recent years. How does the conversation move forward from here? What does it take for real change to happen?
The 7 women of VII — Anush Babajanyan, Linda Bournane Engelberth, Jessica Dimmock, Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Maggie Steber, Nichole Sobecki and Sara Terry — held a roundtable with a frank discussion about the issues facing women — and men — and our industry today.
Out today in Bloomberg Businessweek is Nichole Sobecki’s cover story “Made in Ethiopia, by China.”
Fast fashion finds a new home in the Horn of Africa, where tax incentives, promises of infrastructure development, and ultra-cheap labor are drawing in companies producing for Guess, Levi’s, H&M and other labels. The Hawassa Industrial Park is only the most recent part of a vast centralized scheme: since 2014, Ethiopia has opened four giant, publicly owned industrial parks; it plans eight more by 2020.
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We asked to have a look inside some of VII photographers’ gear bags. From digital and analog setups, to a flashlight, fountain pen and even a bulletproof vest, here’s a closer look at what we found.
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