Fashion Victims: Tough Working Conditions Caused By Fast Fashion

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Fast fashion is the term used when big retailers ditch the typical summer-winter seasons to instead crank out new dirt-cheap products. Quicker turnarounds can mean tough working conditions for textile workers in Asia, Latin American and Eastern Europe. Lucy Siegle writes a column on ethical living for London's Observer newspaper. She speaks to anchor Lisa Mullins about the global impact of fast fashion.
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