03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Gap Plans "Sweatshop Free" Labels After Child Labor Uproad

In what would be the biggest commitment to ending child labour ever undertaken by a major retailer, Gap Inc is drawing up plans to label its products 'Sweatshop Free'.

The ambitious pledge, which would place the firm at the forefront of the battle to end sweatshops, comes in response to an undercover Observer investigation which last week exposed one of the firm's Indian suppliers employing children as young as 10 to make garments.

Read more on The Observer (U.K.)