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GoodWeave aims to stop child labor in the carpet industry and to replicate its market-based approach in other sectors.

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Children's Stories

Maili was born in Ramban, Bara district, in the mid-region of Nepal. The strained smile on her face developed five years ago when she became an orphan. Her mother died during childbirth and out of grief her father committed suicide.

Click here to read more about Maili and other former child weavers rescued by GoodWeave.

Spotlight On Retailers

Rebecca and Brian Robins

Kush Handmade Rugs, in Portland, Oregon, is the creation of Rebecca Leurie and Brian Robins, who offer an array of GoodWeave® certified rugs. Appreciating the opportunity to educate and promote fair labor practices, Rebecca says that "GoodWeave gives our gallery a voice when we purchase rugs. Much like our clients, we are voting with our dollars to encourage producers to uphold the GoodWeave standard."

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Industry Spotlight

  • Kush Handmade RugsPortland, Oregon
  • Driscoll Robbins Fine CarpetsSeattle, Washington
  • Carini LangNew York, New York
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News & Events

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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

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