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'Press 1 for Child Labor': Garment Workers use Cell Phones to Report Abuses

Textile workers from Bangladesh to Turkey are using cellphones to report child labor, delayed wages and trafficking - a trend rights groups say shows the promise of technology in tackling abuses in the garment industry. Two mobile services, both by U.S.-based companies, encourage workers to call toll-free numbers to anonymously log violations they see around them. The idea is to give big brands early warning of problems at the furthest ends of their supply chains as they seek to comply...

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