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Worst Forms of Child Labor Occur in India’s Garment Industry

Posted By Diane Pham On May 29, 2011 @ 12:18 pm In Accessories and Fashion,sustainable style sundays | 1 Comment

Center for Research on Multinational Corporations, SOMO, child labor, human rights, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, fair trade,Tamil Nadu, India

Whether you grew up in the city or were a suburban-raised child, the issue of child labor [1] was most likely outside of the realm of your understanding. Today, the labor exploitation of children is still a widespread issue afflicting thousands of  kids as young as 10 years old. They are being subjected to unacceptable working conditions to produce low-cost garments for the European and U.S. markets, and according to a new report by the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations [2] (SOMO), countries such as India are the worst offenders.

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[1] child labor: http://www.ecouterre.com/luxury-designers-set-up-pop-up-shop-with-environmental-charity

[2] Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations: http://somo.nl/about-somo

[3] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/worst-forms-of-child-labor-occur-in-indias-garment-industry-says-report/

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