A woman sews clothes in New Delhi. File photo: AFP

Fashion brands are paying millions of home-based Indian garment workers US$0.13 per hour: report

  • The Indian garment sector employs more than 12 million people in factories but according to a study by the University of California, millions more work from home for a pittance
  • The “robust profits” global retailers enjoy and the inexpensive clothing that consumers then wear, is partly due to the “penny wage” and exploitation endured by these “invisible” workers in India, the report said
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A woman sews clothes in New Delhi. File photo: AFP
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