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  • 1. Human rights Human Rights abuse in clothing manufacturing
  • 2. Contents / Questions
    • Q1: How does clothing manufacturing abuse human rights?
    • Q2: What brands are guilty of abusing human rights?
    • Q3: What human rights are being abused in manufacturing?
    • Bibliography
  • 3. How does clothing manufacturing abuse human rights?
    • Some brands abuse human rights by:
    • Violating minimum wage
    • Forcing workers to work overtime
    • The factories they work in are unsafe
    • The factories are very small so the workers are cramped when working eg: In India in a Nike factory there are 320 men to one tin shed and 26 men to a room.
  • 4. How does clothing manufacturing abuse human rights?
    • forced labour
    • Abused when working to slow
    • Exposed to serious illness and disease
    • Sexual assaulted
  • 5. What brands are guilty of abusing human rights?
    • Nike
    • Adidas
    • Reebok
    • Puma
    • New Balance
    • Asics
  • 6. Nike
    • Nike is the worlds #1 shoemaker.
    • They also make sports apparel and sports
    • equipment for all most everything. It sells
    • its products to over 200 countries.
  • 7. Nike
    • Most Nike factories are located in Asia.
    • Countries like Indonesia, China, Taiwan,
    • India, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and
    • Malaysia. Nike try to disclose most
    • information about how they produce there
    • products.
  • 8. Nike
    • Fair trade organisations have released
    • many accusations about Nike abusing human
    • rights and workers rights in the sweatshops they
    • use. They have been accused of forced
    • labour, working overtime, paying very little
    • wages and abusing their workers. There is a lot
    • of evidence that Nike is abusing human rights.
  • 9. Adidas
    • Adidas is a worldwide sports
    • manufacturer like Nike. It sells its products
    • all over the world. It sponsors many major
    • sports teams all over the world.
  • 10. Adidas
    • Adidas had been criticised for abusing
    • human rights and workers rights.
    • They are guilty of making workers work
    • overtime sometimes 16-18 hour days.
    • The wages are well below what is needed
    • to survive. Adidas contracted workers have to
    • work in unsafe factories.
  • 11. Puma
    • Puma is global sportswear manufacturer.
    • That’s products range from cricket to
    • boxing. Puma main product is shoes,
    • street shoes to sport shoes. Puma is one
    • of the few brands that have not been
    • proven to abuse human rights.
  • 12. Puma
    • However there has been many
    • accusations that Puma has abused their
    • workers by forcing them to work overtime,
    • 120-180 hours overtime a month without
    • extra pay which is against the law.
  • 13. Reebok
    • Reebok (RBK) is a sportswear company closely
    • linked with giants Adidas. Reebok has
    • been found using Asian sweatshops to produce
    • their products. The conditions in the sweatshops
    • are dangerous to workers. Since Reebok has
    • been investigated they claim they follow each
    • and every human right.
  • 14. New Balance
    • New Balance is a worldwide shoe
    • Manufacturer. Its factories like many other
    • brands are based in Asia. Fair trade
    • organisations have criticised New Balance
    • For employing young children, paying low wages
    • and dangerous working conditions for their
    • workers.
  • 15. Asics
    • Asics is a Japanese Shoe company that
    • has recently been top seller all over the
    • world. Asics has been linked with other
    • brands using sweatshops to produce their
    • products.
  • 16. What human rights are being abused in manufacturing?
    • UDHR:
    • #3: Right to freedom and safety.
    • #4: Right to not be held as a slave.
    • #5: Right to not be hurt or tortured.
    • #8: Right for legal help when your rights are being abused.
    • #23: Right to work, choose your work, get a salary that can support your family and leave work when you choose.
  • 17. What human rights are being abused in manufacturing?
    • #24: Right to work days being a reasonable length since everyone has the right to rest.
    • #26: Right to an education.
    • #30: All over the world, no society, no human should take it upon themselves to break each and every human right.
  • 18. bibliography
    • Websites:
    • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/adidas
    • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/puma_AG
    • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/nike_Inc
    • www.knowmore.org/wiki/index.php?title=Main_page
    • http://www0.un.org/cyberschoolbus/humanrights/
    • resources/plain.asp
    • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reebok
    • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asics
  • 19. Bibliography
    • Media-awards.everyhumanhasrights.org/
    • content/nike-human-rights-investigation-0
    • Is a news article about the Nike
    • sweatshops by Channel Seven in
    • Australia.
    • By stuart

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