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Cambodia - Garment Workers

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CAMBODIA -- APRIL 11, 2005:   Photos of Cambodian textile workers ready to be made into identification cards at their union office in Phnom Penh on April, 11 2005 in Cambodia. Thanks to an unorthodox labor program backed by the United States and intended to improve working conditions, much of Cambodia's garment industry has been holding its own since the end of the global quota system that parceled out shares of the apparel and textile business country by country. A majority of Cambodia's factories have retained the loyalty of major retailers around the world by appealing not just to their need for low-cost production but also to their desire to avoid the stigma of exploiting poor laborers in distant sweatshops. (PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL NAGLE)

CAMBODIA -- APRIL 11, 2005: Photos of Cambodian textile workers ready to be made into identification cards at their union office in Phnom Penh on April, 11 2005 in Cambodia. Thanks to an unorthodox labor program backed by the United States and intended to improve working conditions, much of Cambodia's garment industry has been holding its own since the end of the global quota system that parceled out shares of the apparel and textile business country by country. A majority of Cambodia's...
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