Female Garment Workers in Cambodia Are Fighting for Social Change in a Post-Pandemic World

When Neat Srey Pov started working in a garment factory in Cambodia, she joined the ranks of approximately 700,000 garment workers in the Southeast Asian country, of which nearly 80% are women under 30.

But when the pandemic hit, there were massive global supply chain and transportation disruptions, and Cambodia’s garment workers like her were temporarily suspended or lost their jobs entirely due to the lockdown factory closures.

“During the pandemic, we couldn’t work due to restrictions,” Srey Pov told Global Citizen.

In full: https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/garment-workers-cambodia/

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