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Fragile Futures for Hidden Workers When Consumers Stop Buying

With demand for toilet paper and other household items in the headlines, the COVID-19 crisis has made supply chains news, highlighting what disruptions mean to consumers, companies, and workers. This story of a little girl and her village calls attention to the world’s largest labor force—informal workers. Their exploitation, namely child, forced and bonded labor, drives intergenerational poverty.

VIRTUAL EVENT – COVID-19 and Child Labor: New Challenges and Steps to Ensure Protections for At-Risk Populations in the Supply Chain

COVID-19 Update and Response

As we all pull together to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate business disruptions, GoodWeave International has taken a number of steps to continue operations, as well as support workers, children and partner companies during this crisis.

Gulafsa’s Story

Gulafsa is a former child laborer who was identified by a GoodWeave inspector while working in a factory in India. She is now in school with dreams of one day becoming a fashion designer or doctor. Gulafsa is already pursuing her dream; she designed and stitched the dress she is wearing in this film. See the Gleam in Her Eye as she shares her vision for the future.

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