Human Trafficking in Nike Factories
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Human trafficking is most often associated with the sex industry, not sneakers. However you may be surprised to know that the shoes on your feet or clothing on your back could have been created by victims of human trafficking. Factories throughout Asia have exploited the labor of these victims. Nike has been accused for years of using sweatshops with poor working conditions. Many of the factories violate minimum wage laws, overtime laws, and use child labor. In addition to this, some workers have been enslaved and are forced to work in these factories for little or no pay. This website examines the relationship between human trafficking and factory conditions. The information is presented in a way that emphasizes the association between the two subjects.

Nike Women factory workers in Indonesia
Vietnamese women working in a Nike factory. Nike is Vietnam's largest private emloyer.

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