Monday, January 22, 2007

Markets in Everything: Used Underwear in Kenya

The government of Kenya has banned the sale of secondhand underwear, socks and bras. Government officials say the move will stop the spread of skin diseases, but some doctors say the clothes should be alright to wear if they have been properly laundered. Critics say the ban hurts poor people who can't afford to buy new clothes.

Read the news report
here.

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