Britain’s top brands thrive on Indian sweatshop labour

Following international protests against the savage working conditions of garment workers in the export sector in India, Britain's best-known high street stores — Gap, Next and Marks and Spencer — have been forced to inquire into abuse of working regulations at their Indian suppliers, which have resulted in children as young as six being left alone while their parents work in outlets in Delhi and in the satellite township of Gurgaon on its outskirts.

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