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SOMO - Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations Maid in India : young Dalit women continue to suffer exploitative conditions in India's garment industry Voeg aan bewaarset toe
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Auteur(s) G. Oonk, P. Overeem, M. Peepercamp, M. Theuws
Jaar 2012
Uitgever SOMO [etc.]
Plaats Amsterdam [etc.]
Pagina's 69
ISBN 978-90-71284-96-0
Organisatie SOMO - Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations, ICN - India Committee of the Netherlands
Onderwerp Economic Development and Trade
Trefwoord industry, labour, women
Gebied South Asia
Land India
Samenvatting In this report the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) and the India Committee of the Netherlands (ICN) present their findings on the labour conditions in the South Indian garment and textile industry. In Tamil Nadu young women workers continue to suffer exploitative working conditions while making garments for Western brands. Thousands of girls work under recruitment and employment schemes that amount to bonded labour. 'Maid in India' features case studies of four large Tamil Nadubased garment manufacturers that produce for the European and US markets. This report aims to provide relevant stakeholders manufacturers, brands, multi-stakeholders initiatives, governments and others with input to enable and motivate further action. On the basis of the field research and analysis of promises and actual steps taken by the industry and other relevant actors, conclusions are formulated, as well as practical recommendations.
Taal English
Categorie Research
Type document Report
Rechten © 2012 SOMO & ICN
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