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Worker welfare

Many of the workers are migrants and live on-site in unisex apartment blocks, visible behind this basketball court.

Most we spoke to seemed reasonably content with factory conditions.

However, campaign group China Labor Watch found that “excessive work hours, dangerous equipment and chemicals, cramped employee dormitories, abusive managers, crooked hiring practices, and pay below even China’s minimum wage” of 690 yuan ($86; £49) per month were all too common in 11 other toy factories it studied.

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