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Pink Friday

By Golfrefugees

The statistics are shocking: every 1.7 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer while every 68 seconds a woman dies of it somewhere in the world. For several years now the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters has recognised the worldwide battle against breast cancer by making the Friday of the tournament PINK FRIDAY. Today, everyone attending the tournament is requested to wear PINK, including players, caddies, officials and spectators. Is there an issue with wearing brightly coloured textiles such as Pink, and other colours, when cancer causing chemicals in dyes are used to produce them? It may not be as visually effective but wearing natural coloured textiles may be more appropriate for this worthy cause.

A quarter of the chemicals produced in the world are used in textiles. 
Then why are there no chemicals listed on clothing labels?

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