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EL SALVADOR: LIFE IN THE MAQUILAS
In the maquilas of El Salvador, in Central America, women workers manufacture clothing for major international brands . The work hours are very exhausting and salaries very low . And those who try to join a trade union or face the owners, asking for better rights and work conditions, are fired or even worse, threatened with death by the armed criminal gangs that control most areas of the capital, San Salvador, and where most of the factories are.