Pitiful wages, child labour and sexual abuse is reported to be the reality for some Syrian refugees working without permits in Turkey, posing a major challenge for the garment brands that source from the country to supply Europe’s high streets.

This report summaries the responses of 28 of Europe’s largest clothes brands who were asked to explain how they are protecting Syrian refugees in their supply chain. A few are taking decisive action, but many are doing too little.

Syrian refugees in Turkish garment supply chains An analysis of company action to address reports of serious exploitation & abuse - BHRRC, 2016 DOWNLOAD

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