Global Politics

Fashion Victims: Tough Working Conditions Caused By Fast Fashion

Fast fashion is the term used when big retailers ditch the typical summer-winter seasons to instead crank out new dirt-cheap products.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the audio to hear it.)

Quicker turnarounds can mean tough working conditions for textile workers in Asia, Latin American and Eastern Europe.

Lucy Siegle writes a column on ethical living for London's Observer newspaper.

She speaks to anchor Lisa Mullins about the global impact of fast fashion.

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