Women Factory Workers and Their Problems in Herat

  29 minutes

  2 September 2017

Women who clean wool every day from seven in the morning to four in the afternoon in a dirty, dirty, semi-bright basement. They put bags full of wool in front of them and separate the brown, white and black strands of wool with their wounded and scratched hands. When working against the smell of wool, they close their noses and mouths.
"We've been in this dusty place from morning till late evening," says the women. "
Afghanistan's labor law stipulates that employers must provide workers with appropriate clothing, special shoes, masks, goggles, gloves and other appropriate protective equipment free of charge in an environment where these items are required.