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Is your love of fashion supporting bonded child labour?

Ceri Heathcote

Just over a week ago, the charity Bachpan Bachao Andolan reported on how 33 children were rescued from bonded labour in Wazipur Village near New Dehli in India. After being bought from their parents for a small fee, with promises of a better life, the children were trafficked to shoe and garment factories where they were forced to work 12 hours a day confined to living in appalling conditions in a small 10 x 4 room

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