Fashion brands are paying millions of home-based Indian garment workers US$0.13 per hour: report

Each night after her children finally fall asleep, Mehala Sekar spends hours at her home in south India, sewing, cutting and checking clothing given to her by a garment factory contractor.
For each finished item, Sekar earns less than one Indian rupee (US$0.0141), and like millions of other “invisible” home-based workers in India, she is being exploited by the country’s garment industry, according to research published on Friday.
“If I went to a factory, I would earn…