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"Workers' rights are human rights." Policy brief: The garment industry in Cambodia

This policy brief aims to outline the current state of human rights in relation to the garment industry in Cambodia and offers recommendations for reforms. The brief includes an introduction on the garment industry, and an examination of the domestic and international legal framework relating to labor and collective bargaining rights, including the dispute resolution mechanisms that are available in Cambodia. The Royal Government of Cambodia's policies to implement the legal framework are discussed. An overview of human rights concerns are also discussed. The brief concludes with recommendations.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Garments and textiles
  • Human rights
  • Labor
  • Labor rights and labor unions NGOs
  • Legal framework
  • Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing policy and regulation
  • Unions
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Copyright Yes
Version / Edition 1.0
License CC-BY-4.0


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Author (corporate) Cambodian Center for Human Rights
Publication place Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Publisher Cambodian Center for Human Rights
Publication date 2014
Date uploaded June 6, 2015, 02:47 (UTC)
Date modified January 7, 2016, 23:58 (UTC)