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Hell-bent for Leather: SOMO publish new research into conditions in the leather industry in Pakistan

A new report into leather production in Pakistan exposes deplorable conditions for workers. Labourers work for long hours for low wages, often handling harmful chemicals and heavy machinery without protective equipment.  The majority of this leather ends up being exported to the European Union and SOMO argue the EU could do much more to ensure the human rights and labour rights of Pakistan’s leather workers are protected.

SOMO is a critical, independent, not-for-profit knowledge centre on multinationals.

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Jan 09 2017
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