The Myanmar Dilemma

Primark Filliale | Bild (Ausschnitt): © Xmate09 [CC BY-SA 3.0] - Wikimedia

The garment industry has long been heavily criticized for fostering low wages, long working hours, child labor and health issues in Bangladesh and Pakistan. It has recently been observed that fashion manufacturing in Myanmar is steadily increasing. It seems that the garment industry is shifting manufacturing sites to other countries after public attention was raised by the collapse of the Rana Plaza production facility in 2013.   ... →

H&M, Zara, Kik weiter im Visier von Nicht-Regierungsorganisationen

Zara

In March 2013, LA Alameda, an Argentinian NGO renewed charges against Zara due to the poor working conditions in their factories. Zara belongs to Inditex, a textile manufacturer based in A Coruna, Spain.

 La Alameda accused multiple Buenos Aires factories of employing workers under slave-like conditions. This Video shows a job seeker who would only earn $10 after working a 14-hour day.   ... →