A Motion in the Dutch Parliament on full supply chain transparency in the garment industry in India has been adopted in the wake of the report ‘Maid in India’ by SOMO and the India Committee of the Netherlands

The Dutch Parliament has adopted in large majority a resolution which:

‘’Requests the government, in co-operation with the garment sector, to reach an agreement about full supply-chain transparency and the eradication of child labour in the textile chain and to inform the Parliament about the results thereof.’’

The resolution mentions the report ‘Maid in India – Young Dalit women exploited in Indian garment industry’ which got a lot of publicity in the Dutch press and was also covered by newspaper The Hindu

For more information on the report read the IDSN news article:

Dalits still working in bonded labour in the cotton industry despite some improvements, new report finds