Sweatshops in China

  • Despite the rapid growth of the Chinese economy in the last decade, more than 482 million people in China-36% of the population-live on less than$2 a day.
''They have to endure poor working condition such as excessive and forced overtime. Denial of social security right and failure to provide employment contract as well as severe health risk'' This pictures shows that kids can also work overtime too.
''Trying to escape from extreme proverty rural migrant workers find them selves trapped appalling working condition. Most of these workers are women earning extremely low-wages the average monthly salary including overtime is CNY(1690)''
''In addition the level of occupation disease and injuries is alarmingly high. In 2009 alone approximately one million workers were injured at work and about 20,000 suffered from disease due to their occupation,''

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