Diversity under the spotlight at London Fashion Week

The fashion industry in the UK employs nearly 900,000 people and the 2018 London Fashion Week includes initiatives to protect those working in the almost $42bn business.

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    London Fashion Week is getting under way and is expected to draw thousands of visitors.

    Aside from the glitz and glamour, this year there is a big focus on social issues, such as diversity and the welfare of models strutting on the catwalk.

    Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from London.


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