BY SOFO ARCHON
“Whoever is going to wear these clothes, I hope they can feel me. I hope they can see my tears. I hope they can feel my blood. And I hope they can just give me a chance to be free of this suffering.” ~Nasreen Sheikh
Like most people, you might enjoy buying cheap yet nice-looking clothes, but did you know that immense human exploitation and suffering was likely involved in the process of producing them?
Indian ex-sweatshop worker Nasreen Sheikh sheds lights on the reality of sweatshops — that is, those workplaces where people are forced to work in poor and dangerous conditions nearly all day long for tremendously low pay.