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“There is an idea that jobs threat presented by automation is a rich country problem, but it’s much more of a problem for lower income economies.”

The jobs of nearly 90% of garment and footwear workers in Cambodia and Vietnam are at risk from automated assembly lines – or “sewbots” – according to a new report from the International Labour Organisation (ILO). There are 9 million people, mostly young women, dependent upon jobs in textiles, garments, and footwear within the Association […]