ICF Bangkok

Anyone trying to get hold of LBL staff at the end of November would have had a hard time, with three of us away at the International Campaign Forum in Bangkok, Thailand. Organised by the Clean Clothes Campaign, the Thai Labour Campaign and CEC, India, the forum brought together over a hundred different people representing unions, women’s organisations, campaigners and activists from all over the world for three days of plotting and planning for two major global campaigns due to be launched in 2008.

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MSN Statement on Discovery of Child Labour in Gap Subcontract Factory

MSN Statement on Discovery of Child Labour in Gap Subcontract Factory

November 2, 2007

On October 28, a UK paper, the Observer, published an exposé on child labour in India, revealing that clothes bearing the GapKids label were being made by children as young as 10 years old. The bonded labourers were reportedly working 16 hours a day for no pay in filthy working conditions.

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