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Shares of British retailer Boohoo slump over 'sweatshop' claims

Jul 08, 2020 - 11:45 PM

Boohoo's image takes a battering amid allegations that textile workers – many of them from minority ethnic groups – were pressured into working despite the coronavirus crisis

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 30, 2020 the online fashion portal Boohoo is pictured on a laptop in London. - Boohoo has announced it will launch an independent review of its UK supply chain on July 8, 2020. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

130 million girls in South Asia in ‘forced marriage’ – report

Jun 04, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Forced and child marriage persists in countries throughout the region particularly in India Bangladesh Nepal Pakistan and Indonesia says the Global Slavery Index

NAIVE. A young Indian couple exchange garlands during their engagement ceremony at a mass marriage and engagement ceremony in Vadia village, around 250 km of Ahmedabad, India, 11 March 2012. Photo by Divyakant Solanki/EPA

When a cultural program becomes exploitation

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:00 AM

The au pair program invites young Filipinos for a cultural experience in Europe but some end up exploited and abused