Why I’m protesting against Gap over Bangladesh

Source: CNN Money

By Emily Jane Fox

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)
Anu Mandavilli is joining a protest against Gap, at the clothing company’s annual meeting on Tuesday.
Her beef: Gap doesn’t do enough to improve worker safety in Bangladesh.
“I own Gap clothing and I don’t think it’s acceptable that this is the cost,” Mandavilli said.
Protesters like Mandavilli are being galvanized into action by labor and socially conscious groups in the wake of the deadly garment factory building collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,200 people last month.

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Even though Gap wasn’t linked to any of the factories housed in the building, the company is one of the largest American importers of clothing from Bangladesh.

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