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Sweatshop

  1. 1. Sweatshop !
  2. 2. Sweatshop <ul><li>• No living wage </li></ul><ul><li>No Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Working Conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Physical and Verbal Abuse </li></ul>
  3. 3. Child Labor <ul><li>The International Labor Organization (ILO) has estimated that 250 million children between the ages of five and fourteen work in developing countries. 61% in Asia, 32% in Africa and 7% in Latin America. Many of these children are forced to work. </li></ul>
  4. 6. Top 10 Worst Sweatshop Abusing Companies <ul><li>1) Primark – Cheap clothes from cheap labour. </li></ul><ul><li>2) Topshop – They’ve done it before they’ll do it again… </li></ul><ul><li>3) Asda/Walmart - Slave drivers of </li></ul><ul><li>China & Bangladesh… </li></ul><ul><li>4) Tesco – Every little help, except in sweatshops… </li></ul><ul><li>5) Nike – Nasty old Nike, always exploiting their workers. </li></ul><ul><li>6) Adidas – Sweatshop made, Olympics specials… </li></ul><ul><li>7) Disney – Magic for some, hell for others… </li></ul><ul><li>8) Burberry – Off to China for cheap workforce & fat profits </li></ul><ul><li>9) Starbucks – Crap coffee, crap employers </li></ul><ul><li>10) Planet Earth Inc – Sweatshop labour across the globe… </li></ul>
  5. 8. What do workers want? <ul><li>Better future • Their rights </li></ul><ul><li>• Education </li></ul>
  6. 9. How can we end sweatshops? <ul><li>• Monitoring independently </li></ul><ul><li>• Pay their wage </li></ul>
  7. 10. What can we do? <ul><li>Boycotts </li></ul>
  8. 12. What can we do? Join actions :Actions can have great results!!
  9. 13. Which groups are against to sweatshops? <ul><li>High school against sweatshop </li></ul><ul><li>United students against sweatshop </li></ul><ul><li>Natıonal labor committee </li></ul>

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