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World Politics

Up for the cups – West Africa wants your bras


Oxfam launched the 'Big Bra Hunt' at London's Spitalfields market yesterday, starting a month-long campaign to increase unwanted bra donations. Some will be sold in Oxfam's UK shops, but many will be sent to its ethical second-hand clothing project in Senegal, Frip Ethique, where they fetch high prices and help give employment to disadvantaged women.