The Print India
NGO Legal Rights Observatory has filed a complaint with the national child rights protection body, alleging Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty brand uses ‘blood mica’ from Jharkhand mines.
New Delhi: International pop star Rihanna, who created a stir in India by tweeting in support of the protesting farmers, is now under the scanner of the National Commission For Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) for allegedly using mica from Indian mines — where “child labourers work in dire conditions” — in her cosmetics brand ‘Fenty Beauty’.
NCPCR chairman Priyank Kanoongo told The Print they are looking into the matter and “would do the needful”.
This comes after the NCPCR received a complaint Friday from NGO Legal Rights Observatory (LRO). Continue Reading →