The Price of Cheap

The Price of Cheap tells the stories of modern slaves in textiles manufacturing supply chains and the brave individuals fighting on the ground against immeasurable odds to help them. We follow a man named Joseph Raj, who runs an organization called TEST (Trust for Education and Social Transformation) in Tamil Nadu, India, as he goes on raids to rescue underage children from unsafe labour-intensive factories. We hear from the survivors he has helped rescue, hear of their horrific experiences, and their desire for education and change. Academics and social justice workers weigh in on why the issue of forced labour persists.