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Abercrombie & Fitch, Forever 21 Fueling Modern-Day Slavery: Photo by Shutterstock Abercrombie & Fitch, Carter’s,...

Abercrombie & Fitch, Forever 21 Fueling Modern-Day Slavery: Photo by Shutterstock Abercrombie & Fitch, Carter’s,...

are among the brands that are fueling modern-day slavery through their negligence, according to a new report from Not for Sale , a California-based nonprofit working to abolish human trafficking and forced labor across the globe. Funded in whole by a grant from the U.S. Department of State , Apparel Industry Trends: From Farm to Factory uses publicly available and self-reported data to rank 300 apparel brands, including the above-mentioned companies, on their efforts to address child and forced labor in their supply chains. Even the most-informed consumers wouldn’t know if their purchases have ties to human-rights abuses: Modern-day slavery, a reality faced by 300 million people worldwide, is used throughout an increasingly complex and opaque system that produces many of the clothing products sold in the United States.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/forever-21-abercrombie-fitch-fue...

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