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Informal Economy & WIEGO
Occupational Group(s): Garment Workers ; Other Groups

Special Issue of Environment and Urbanization on Urban Livelihoods

Special Issue of Environment & Urbanization on Urban Livelihoods

Special Issue of Environment and Urbanization on Urban Livelihoods

Case Studies: Garment Workers Around the Globe

Thai garment workerThe garment industry employs millions of women workers across the world. Conditions are fiercely competitive, with rapid changes in fashion dictating a severe form of just-in-time production. The consequences: low wages, long hours of overtime and greater numbers of industrial outworkers, primarily women.