ICTI Care response to Institute for Global Labor and Human Rights: “Dirty Toys Made in China – The Zhenyang Wanju Sweatshop Factory”
Prior to the publication of the IGLHR report, ICTI CARE was in the process of investigating this factory in response to a report from China Labor Watch (CLW). Subsequent to the publication of IGLHR report, we therefore extended our investigation. Our extended investigation included additional visits to the factory and meetings with factory management.
This report details the findings of our own investigation. Recommendations and next steps are included in the conclusion at the end of the report.
ICTI CARE values the work of Non Government Organizations (NGOs) and we once again confirm our commitment to working transparently and collaboratively with them. We would also urge IGLHR and others to report issues which are illegal immediately to the local authorities or to ICTI CARE directly. Withholding information from organizations or authorities that may be able to take immediate remedial action to address such issues keeps workers at risk.
We encourage our stakeholders, including NGO’s, to observe our investigations to ensure they are fair, rigorous and transparent...