An employee sorts pieces of cloth in a garment factory in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: Reuters/Mansi Thapliyal

Teen worker’s death puts Indian spinning mills under new scrutiny

India’s mills supply fabric and clothes to fashion’s biggest labels and employ poor and illiterate workers, who say they deal with daily harassment and bad conditions. The 14-year-old girl died after working while sick to get her bonus

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An employee sorts pieces of cloth in a garment factory in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: Reuters/Mansi Thapliyal
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