Many of the customers at department stores like Irish chain Primark are young people. Here you can pick up a t-shirt for just 3 euros, and won't have to shell out much more for a blouse.
Unions representing millions of clothes factory workers have demanded that their minimum monthly pay be tripled. The garment industry accounts for more than 80 percent of the country's exports and employs mostly women.
US President Donald Trump has suspended duty-free treatment for apparel products from Rwanda. What appears to be a trade war between the US and one of the smallest countries in Africa, reveals a US-China rivalry.
Campaigners have recorded over 100 deaths in the past four years in India's textile hub in the state of Tamil Nadu. They say retailers are shirking responsibility by not asking their suppliers the really tough questions.
Both Cambodia and Myanmar heavily depend on the European Union's duty and quota free trade agreement. But the European bloc believes it is time that these countries address human rights abuses. Ate Hoekstra reports.
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