The Gap – For Kids By Kids

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Gap has recently fired an Indian company that was accused of using child labor to make Gap clothing. The clothing in question were hand stitched blouses which were to be sold in the U.S. just in time for the Christmas season for about $40 a blouse.

This is not the first incident Gap has had with manufacturer’s using child sweatshop labor. In fact, in 2000, Gap came under fire when a BBC documentary uncovered young girls making Gap products in Cambodia.

These children are rounded up from local villages and sold by their parents into the sweatshop labor industry. They are sold to the company’s they work for. There are children as young as 10 years old working 16 hour days with no pay.

The following movie clip is a satire.

Information on the Cambodia Bust.

What You Can Do:

Clean Clothes Campaign

Consumer Advice

Global Exchange – Anti Sweatshop Campaign

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