by Elizabeth Daube

daubeA rally at the palatial seat of the country’s parliament, to mark International Human Rights Day and hopefully draw the government’s attention to the rights Cambodia’s people have yet to fully grasp the rights related to labor, land and a fair legal system. Daube worked as a freelance photographer assigned to talk to Win, a garment factory worker, and other community organizers from Workers Information Center (WIC), the goal is to provide support for each other, sharing key information about labor rights and talking about the latest issues they are experiencing at work. On December 24, 2013 the labor unions stated to strike, asking for double the minimum wage. U.S consumers can take action in support for garment workers by researching the brands they purchase and contracting the companies whose garments get manufactured in Cambodia, calling on them to ensure fair wages and conditions for the factories they use.

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