I know the problems of working children as I worked for about eight years as a child laborer in the carpet industry. I have the answers to questions like: What work do children do in carpet factories and for how long do they work? How much are they paid for their work? What are the reasons behind child labor? Click here to read more about Narayan and other former child weavers rescued by GoodWeave.
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The mission of Driscoll Robbins Fine Carpets has always been to elevate the art of weaving by focusing on the most creative producers in the business. Emphasizing the weaver as artist is partly what drew Driscoll to GoodWeave®. “By ensuring that certified rugs are made by skilled adult artisans, GoodWeave reminds us not to take the weaver for granted.”Learn More »
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