Maquilapolis City of Factories (2005)

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  • Maquilopolis Alternative

Synopsis

Documentary partially-made by the women of the Maquiladoras, multi-national factories built in the border areas of Mexico which employ thousands of women, but whose working conditions and impact on the environment are exploitative. Looks at the pollution caused and at the unsafe or poor working conditions of the women, and also follows how they have banded together and become more aware of their rights and getting access to information.

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