An employee scans a customer's purchases at a Walmart. An alliance of rights groups has released a report claiming that women who work in Asian factories making clothes for the global retail giant are at “daily risk” of slapping, sexual abuse and other harassment. Photo: BloombergAn employee scans a customer's purchases at a Walmart. An alliance of rights groups has released a report claiming that women who work in Asian factories making clothes for the global retail giant are at “daily risk” of slapping, sexual abuse and other harassment. Photo: Bloomberg
An employee scans a customer's purchases at a Walmart. An alliance of rights groups has released a report claiming that women who work in Asian factories making clothes for the global retail giant are at “daily risk” of slapping, sexual abuse and other harassment. Photo: Bloomberg

Women at ‘daily risk’ of slapping, sexual abuse and harassment in Walmart’s Asian supplier factories, rights groups say

Based on 250 interviews, a coalition of charities said female employees were ‘systematically exposed to violence’ and faced retaliation if they reported attacks

Topic |   Bangladesh garment industry
An employee scans a customer's purchases at a Walmart. An alliance of rights groups has released a report claiming that women who work in Asian factories making clothes for the global retail giant are at “daily risk” of slapping, sexual abuse and other harassment. Photo: BloombergAn employee scans a customer's purchases at a Walmart. An alliance of rights groups has released a report claiming that women who work in Asian factories making clothes for the global retail giant are at “daily risk” of slapping, sexual abuse and other harassment. Photo: Bloomberg
An employee scans a customer's purchases at a Walmart. An alliance of rights groups has released a report claiming that women who work in Asian factories making clothes for the global retail giant are at “daily risk” of slapping, sexual abuse and other harassment. Photo: Bloomberg
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