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Title : Thirtieth Synthesis Report on Working Conditions in Cambodia’s Garment Sector
Release Date : 18-July-2013
Category : Labour rights,
Type : Report
Source : ILO

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The designations employed in this, which are in conformity with United Nations practice, and the presentation of material therein do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the IFC or ILO concerning the legal status of any country, area or territory or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers.

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