Is your T-shirt made with forced labor?

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 5:00pm

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A coalition of over 180 human rights groups estimates that up to 1 in 5 cotton garments sold worldwide are tainted with the forced labor of Uighur people in Xinjiang, a province in far western China. Now they're calling on major retailers and clothing companies to clean up their supply chains. Host Marco Werman speaks with Allison Gill,  senior cotton campaign coordinator at Global Labor Justice — International Labor Rights Forum.