This research report conducted by GoodWeave International on the status of carpet, home textile, and apparel workers in South Asia confirms that the impacts of COVID-19 have resulted in extreme hardship for informal workers and their families. Documented income loss, indebtedness, school closure, and migration are all indications there will be an uptick in child, forced, and bonded labor conditions. For some, their very survival is at stake.

Hidden and Vulnerable: The Impact of COVID-19 on Child, Forced and Bonded Labor - GoodWeave International, 2020 DOWNLOAD

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