CNN Showing Child Labour, Sweatshops and Fair Trade Initiatives

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Tonight on Aaron Brown’s Newsnight we meet the maker of the documentary “Stolen Childhoods.”

Child slavery, sweatshop conditions, fair trade short term remedies then were discussed by a clothing manufacturer with a stern voice stating how they have to supervise their contractors and a professor talking about the inadequacy of band-aid solutions.

It’s nice to finally see this on a major network in prime time. Slowly, slowly, slowyly people become aware. Interestingly, one of the things Brown mentioned to the director was how people need to become outraged to act. But first they need to lose their apathy.


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