Image 1 of 1
Machine operators at work in a garment factory in Colombo Sri Lanka...Garments are one of Sri Lanka's biggest exports. The Garment industry manufactures garments for popular world brands. Yet the machine operators are underpaid and face social stigma due to the long and un-social hours they are made to work, which prevents them from getting married and starting a family - a significant social more in Sri Lankan culture.Gv's of 44 Stevenson Drive..Picture Michael Hughes. 25/10/08.