Labour Shortages in Sri Lanka’s Apparel Sector

17 September 2017

Examining the labour shortages in the apparel sector of Sri Lanka, IPS Research Economist, Sunimalee Madurawala, says “with higher educational qualifications, young girls don’t want to come to a garment factory and be a sewing operator […] They look for other jobs where they can work on computers or they can interact with people.”

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