Many workers at factories which manufacture Levi's and Wrangler products in Lesotho were coerced into sexual relationships © Sean Gallup/Getty Images
Many workers at factories which manufacture Levi's and Wrangler products in Lesotho were coerced into sexual relationships © Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Levi’s and Wrangler act over workers forced to have sex at factories

22 August 2019

Levi’s and Wrangler have made an enforceable agreement with a supplier in Lesotho following complaints that factory workers were coerced to have sex with supervisors. 

The fashion brands and trade unions, women’s rights organisations, the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) and Taiwanese supplier Nien Hsing Textile have all signed agreements aiming to protect workers’ rights, support economic development, and promote Lesotho as an apparel exporting country.

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