Two hundred thirty-eight thousand four hundred seventy-two.

In the Philippines, 156,383 franchises, at least 500,000 drivers, over 2,000,000 families, and countless commuters are dependent on 238,472 jeepneys (Pontawe & Napalang, 2018).

Jeepneys are refurbished American vehicles left after the Second World War and modified with spare parts from other machines…

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When the Rana Plaza building collapsed in Bangladesh on 24 April 2013, 1,132 people died and over 2,500 more were injured. It was a devastating loss for many and a reminder of the current conditions workers face in sweatshops. Hundreds of these incidents, some worse than these, have happened because…

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