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Grade 9-12

US History and C3 Framework: Why Are Sweatshop Workers Usually Young Women?

Updated: September 18 2018,
Open Webinar

That workers in textile factors are usually young women has been a surprisingly consistent phenomenon throughout the history of industrialization. Why is this? What do these workers gain, and what do they stand to lose? This webinar uses economic reasoning – and the voices of the workers themselves – to help answer these questions.