According to Primark, the workers who make its clothes are spread around the world in countries such as Spain, Italy, Romania and Turkey. However, most are found in Asia. Their labels prove it because they predominate India, China and Bangladeshas reported by the Research Team in a 2016 program that we have recovered from laSexta.com
In Bangladesh, a poor country, many They barely earn 30 euros a month. In the textile industry, the most important in the country, the minimum wage exceeds 60 euros. It has risen in recent years.
The reporters locate Mushamud Rasheda, a worker who has sewn clothes for the bargain chain. She lives in a humble house with 20 other people and her husband and she shows everything she has to the cameras: her bed and her closet.
“My monthly salary was 35 euros and with supplements it rose to about 57. I was not satisfied because I think it was not a good salary, but I had to work in every way to support my family,” he says.
“I chose this job because there was nothing else I could do, in the metropolitan area the textile sector is the most important and everyone is dedicated to it“, he also points out.
However, he reveals that “never again” will he be able to dedicate himself to something like this: “I am not capable, I can’t remember things clearly and I feel very weak.”
He experienced the worst industrial accident in the history of that country. She is one of the survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse in which 1,100 of his companions died. They all sewed clothes for European and Spanish textile companies. Also for Primark.
*The content to which the information refers is part of a 2016 Research Team program that we have recovered from laSexta.com.