Skin Deep: Feeding the Global Lust for Leather

Leather processing in Bangladesh, India, and other parts of the developing world, is both toxic and under-regulated.

In this first installment of a four-part series examining the evolution and movement of the international tanning and textiles industries, Undark visits key leather-tanning districts in Bangladesh and India, where jobs are precious and workers — oftentimes children — process animal hides for a global market.

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