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Women Making $70 Feminist Shirts in Factory Paid Under a Dollar an Hour

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Women sleeping 16 to a room, make Ed and Harriet’s ’This Is What A Feminist Looks Like’ T-shirts. Which are later sold to you at $70 each, plus tax.

“In a new investigative report published at the Mail on Sunday, a reporter discovered that women in Mauritius who were hired to make shirts that read “This is what a feminist looks like” have been paid roughly a dollar an hour to do so and sleep in dormitories that house 16 women at a time.

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The shirts, which are sold in conjunction with Fawcett Society (whose slogan is “Working for women’s rights since 1886″) and have been worn by everyone from Simon Pegg to Nick Clegg to British politician Harriet Harman, are made by migrant women who make a quarter of the average monthly salary in Mauritius.” said gawker.com

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