11 Aug '11, 6am

WalMart, Target, Macy's, Kohls, Lands End factory tortures, beats and rapes women at .61/hr. PLEASE sign and...

WalMart, Target, Macy's, Kohls, Lands End factory tortures, beats and rapes women at .61/hr. PLEASE sign and...

Have you ever shopped at Wal-Mart, Target, Macy’s, Kohl’s Lands’ End, or Hanes? Chances are you probably have, but did you know you were supporting companies that rape, torture, and beat thousands of women in their factories? According to a report from the Institute of Global Labour and Human Rights , thousands of Southeast Asian young women working at the Classic Factory in Jordan, which manufactures clothing for some of the biggest brand names sold in the U.S., have been victims of repeated sexual and physical abuse. A six-month undercover investigation reveals horrifying findings: A standard shift is 13 hours a day, 6-7 days a week Women work over 18 hour shifts to finish clothing that must be shipped to the U.S. Some women only make 61 cents an hour Women are routinely cursed at, hit, and shortchanged of their wages Women are groped and fondled by managers to get them ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/women-raped-tortured-and-beat...

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