The unequal impacts of Covid-19 on global garment supply chains

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Published June 2021 by University of Sheffield. Authored by LeBaron, G. , Kyritsis, P. , Leal, P.P. and Marshall, M.

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This report documents deteriorating living and working conditions for workers in garment supply chains, including a surge in vulnerability to forced labour, amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. It investigates the pandemic’s impact on workers and businesses in the global garment supply chain, focusing on workers in four garment producing and exporting countries—Ethiopia, Honduras, India, and Myanmar—that are important to the supply base of garment brands and consumers in the United Kingdom (UK), United States (US), European Union (EU), Canada, and beyond.

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The unequal impacts of Covid-19 on global garment supply chains

Descriptive information
Empirical study
Research report

Published June 2021 by University of Sheffield. Authored by LeBaron, G. , Kyritsis, P. , Leal, P.P. and Marshall, M.

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