Small Change: Bonded Child Labor in India's Silk Industry


Subject:
International Governments , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Labor , Industries , Human Rights , Agricultural Laborers , Textile , Slavery & Forced Labor , Child Labor

Description:
This 2003 report discusses human rights concerns with children working as bonded laborers ("bound to their employers in exchange for a loan") in the silk industry in India. It provides background on the India's silk industry (including sari weaving) and the conditions under which children work in the industry, and recommendations for changes and improvements. From Human Rights Watch, an organization that investigates and challenges human rights violations.

Publisher:
Human Rights Watch

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.hrw.org/reports/2003/india/


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