Gap Pledges Better Work Conditions in India

Apparel retailer Gap is canceling half of its orders with a vendor in India after revelations that some of its clothes were made by children as young as 10. The company has promised to donate $200,000 to improve working conditions in India, and it pledged to tighten its own standards. Only some forms of child labor are outlawed in India, and enforcement is a problem. Gap says it didn't know that its Indian vendor paid a subcontractor who hired children. The company has promised to donate $200,000 to improve working conditions in India, and it pledged to tighten its own standards.

Amelia Gentleman, the New Delhi bureau chief for the International Herald Tribune, visited the factory where the children were found in squalid conditions and speaks with John Ydstie.

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