Workplace Death Traps: 9 Countries With the Worst Factory Conditions

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  • China
  • Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua
  • India
  • India
  • Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Philippines
  • Philippines
  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
  • Cambodia
  • Cambodia
  • Lesotho
  • Lesotho
  • Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh
  • China

Nicaragua

Human rights organization Global Exchange reported that only 3 percent of the 30,000 workers working in Nicaragua’s state-sponsored free trade zone are unionized. “Workers are expected to leave their liberty at the factory gates,” said the organization. As for pay, textile workers receive about $130 per month, the lowest wage in Central America.

(Photo: Xinhua/Landov)

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