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Who Made Your Rug?

Posted by Linda Alexanian on

Who Made Your Rug?
Until 1996, there were no watchdog organizations to monitor child labor in India’s carpet industry. Some estimated that 1,000,000 children were weaving carpets in South East Asia. 1,000,000 kids. The work of agencies like GoodWeave and LabelStep have changed the handmade rug industry by monitoring looms for illegal child labor.  These non-government agencies have been active… Continue reading Who Made Your Rug?

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