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Ivanka accused of staying silent on labor abuses at her clothing company's Chinese factories

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"First daughter Ivanka Trump has billed herself as an advocate in the White House for women's rights. But the first daughter, who owns her namesake brand but no longer closely manages it, did not speak out when three men with New York nonprofit China Labor Watch were arrested while investigating low wages, forced overtime, and physical and verbal abuse at Chinese factories producing shoes for her company."


"The men were accused of using secret recording devices illegally and jailed, leaving the wife of one of them, Deng Guilian, with no choice but to work an overnight shift at a karaoke parlor that gave her only three days off a month to see her two young children, the Associated Press reported on Thursday."


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"As a public figure, she has the ability and resources to not only work on labor conditions at her own brand's factories, but also to help improve labor conditions of the global supply chain as a whole," China Labor Watch founder Li Qiang said of Trump. "However, she did not use her influence to do these things."


IVANKA TRUMP ACCUSED OF STAYING SILENT ON LABOR ABUSES AT HER CLOTHING COMPANY'S CHINESE FACTORIES

Newsweek, January 25, 2018

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