Walmart works to empower women factory workers
By Petah Marian | 10 April 2012
US retail giant Wal-Mart has launched a special training programme for more than 60,000 female workers at 150 of its supplier factories in India, Bangladesh, China and Central America. As part of the Women in Factories initiative, the retailer also expects to boost product quality and lower prices - as ethical sourcing director Stella Bray, and senior manager of ethical sourcing Meredith Menhennett, tell Petah Marian.
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