Big fashion brands — from Zara to Adidas — have been urged to “responsibly exit” for allegedly failing to protect the garment workers in Myanmar’s supply chain from “threats of widespread rights abuse and gender-based violence” under the military rule.
A report published by the non-profit The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre revealed a “significant increase” in labour and human rights abuses of garment workers across the south Asian country since the junta wrested power from Aung San Suu Kyi’s government in a coup on 1 February 2021.
Myanmar’s garment sector employs nearly 700,000 people. Read more at Yahoo! News.