"Made in the U.S.A." - Helen Zia - Ms. magazine

"Made in the U.S.A." - Helen Zia - Ms. magazine

by: Helen Zia | publication date: January 1, 1996 | Publication: Ms. Magazine | volume: 6 | journal issue: 4 | pages: pp 66-73

"It's hard to imagine a parent who wants the cute outfits she buys for her child to be made by exhausted women with children of their own whom they rarely see because they're putting in 16-hour days."

Helen Zia goes undercover for Ms. Magazine to investigate the sweatshops of San Francisco that employ Asian-American women workers.

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