Primary links

WELCOME TO THE ARCHIVE (1994-2014) OF THE MAQUILA SOLIDARITY NETWORK. For current information on our ongoing work on the living wage, women's labour rights, freedom of association, corporate accountability and Bangladesh fire and safety, please visit our new website, launched in October, 2015:

General campaign resources

September 10, 2000

Stop Sweatshops

An Education / Action Kit
By MSN, 2000

A starter kit for anyone interested in learning more about sweatshops, raising awareness in their community and promoting local action. Includes an Educator's Handbook with tips on how to design workshops and educational activities about sweatshops, as well as Action Tools on corporate research and how to organize the ever-popular "Sweatshop Fashion Show".

February 6, 2003


Blue Jeans, Blue Waters and Worker Rights

A report on the effects of free trade and the restructuring jean industry on workers, indigenous communities and the environment in the Tehuacan Valley, Mexico. Calls for local action and international solidarity, and cautions against extending the Tehuacan economic model to southern Mexico and Central America through the Plan Puebla-Panama. Also available in Spanish.