Aazir Munir

About the Author

Aazir loves to explore many fields of knowledge, especially the 4 P's: Physics, Programming, Philosophy, and Poetry. At anytime he can be found producing code, perusing epic poetry, pontificating about Plato, or pondering multiple dimensions. He's an award-winning public speaker and is passionate about speaking out on social justice issues.

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Domestic Abuse: The war waged silently

This poem was written to bring attention to the issue of domestic abuse and abuse against women.

If you love someone you never purposely hurt them.  I want to stand up and say that anyone who hurts their partner or children, is despicable. As a man, I am disappointed at how many of my fellow men engage in these ... Read More

How Instapage helped drive growth at Trusted Clothes

Trusted Clothes believes in acknowledging our partners - who have helped us get where we are today. One of these helpful corporations is Instapage. Instapage is a powerful landing page platform which turns ad clicks into conversions. Through Instapage, users can design beautiful pages quickly, collaborate with team members and generate leads.  Instapage integrates with existing CRM's, email marketing and advertising ... Read More

Simbi - Get awesome stuff for no money!

The world runs on money...or does it? It doesn’t have to. Introducing Simbi.

Simbi or the Symbiotic Community where members exchange services directly or use simbi credits   Simbi is a fantastic international community of individuals who have decided that they don't want to be held back by money. On Simbi, people exchange services with each other, or in exchange for ‘Simbi’ - points (with no monetary value) which are exchangeable ... Read More

Spoken Word Poem: I'm guilty too

Corporate-manufactured clothes leave brothers and mothers starving and thirsty without homes I guarantee nobody wants to be working for cents but rents gotta be paid Millions of women working as slaves being abused and used This shit isn’t a ruse, the situation’s a lose-lose Are those shoes really worth their tears and fears of rape? It might be a rude awakening as my views accuse you of being complicit But listen, cause ... Read More

Check out our new website!

As many of you are already aware of, there are multiple branches to Trusted Clothes: two of the most important are the blog (the platform you are reading this from) and the website. Our website has information on the company, our mission, the location and times of events and most importantly, how to volunteer. The previous version of our website was a simple one page site, but this one is a modern responsive site. It includes lots of great information and ... Read More

Christina Proctor, Style Coach on Style Essentials!

I recently attended an event on how to project my personal style through my clothing and how to make an impact in my field. This seminar was hosted by Christina Proctor, Verified Style Coach and she gave lots of great tips which were both useful and practical. I caught up with her afterwards and she very graciously agreed to answer my questions for the benefit of the Trusted Clothes readership. Who are you? What do you do? My ... Read More

Child Labour Quiz

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Quiz: Young girls and body image

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Take the Fast Fashion Quiz!

Here at TrustedClothes we are demoing a new feature: interactive quizzes and games. Please comment below if you would like to see more quizzes like the ... Read More

Volunteering

Volunteering
Volunteering is one of those rare things in life which is a win-win situation: it provides a benefit not only for those people you are working to help but for you as well. Volunteering helps you grow as a person and teaches you humility and character. Waterloo outreach program with Trusted Clothes
Trusted Clothes raises awareness of the abuses and mistreatment of workers which happen in the garment industry. Millions of people, the vast majority of which ... Read More

Volunteer with us virtually or locally!

 I truly believe in volunteering and helping your community and I encourage all of you to volunteer. You can sign up to be a volunteer by emailing us at: contact@trustedclothes.com Read More

VIDEO: Women's Co-operatives in Africa

Africa. Women in the developing world. The garment industry. In today’s political climate, when we hear these things, we instantly react almost viscerally, expecting to hear something somber. We think of injustice, violence, sweatshops and, most often, poverty. Now when these things are combined into one topic, “African women in the garment industry”, we expect even more negativity. While it’s true that there are indeed many injustices and troubles that this group faces, there is ... Read More

Video: YOU can make a difference!

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Video: Protests by garment workers

Protests turn violent
We all owe a great debt to people like the garment workers (mostly women) of Bangalore, who stand, amid oppression and abuse, and fight for their rights. Protests like these go on everyday all over the world, from India to Cambodia, but are often unnoticed by the larger global community. It is our hope that by raising awareness to these issues we can help these workers.  Video footage created by William ... Read More

Women in Africa and the power of Co-operatives

Africa. Women in the developing world. The garment industry. In today’s political climate, when we hear these things, we instantly react almost viscerally, expecting to hear something somber. We think of injustice, violence, sweatshops and, most often, poverty. Now when these things are combined into one topic, “African women in the garment industry”, we expect even more negativity. While it’s true that there are indeed many injustices and troubles that this group faces, there is also another story. A story ... Read More

2 thoughts on “Women in Africa and the power of Co-operatives

    • I was confused by what that meant and for the benefit of others it apparently means: ‘The baddest female’.

      So many slang terms these days it’s hard to keep up!

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