Do you know the hidden costs of your clothing?
June 12, 2015
Textiles are big business in Cambodia. The multi-billion dollar export industry employs roughly 700,000 workers. Yet these workers, 90% of whom are women, are being paid an unliveable wage.
Women pay an additional price for being women. They are more likely to experience violence, be sexualised, be ripped off – just as the garment workers are. We call this The Woman Tax: the real price of being a woman.
Watch Leng Vannsopharith in the video below as she gives a firsthand account of garment factories and Worker’s Information Centre’s work for change:
Change starts here. Change starts with you. Donate today to help end The Woman Tax.
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