kanalB  Class struggle Sweatshops


short-docu  // german  // 5 Min  // 23.03.2003  // Hits: 380
The women in the maquilas-industry of Central America.

Honduras is the country in Central America with the most employees in the free production zones (Maquilas): 125 000 in 25 factories, over 80 per cent are women. They produce for labels such as GAP, Levis, Nike, Adidas and Liz Claiborne. Working weeks of more than 70 hours, short wages and dismissals of workers belonging to trade unions are usual.

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