Write a note on Consumers International.
- In 1985, United Nations adopted the guidelines for consumer protection.
- This was a tool for nations to adopt measures to protect consumers and for consumer advocacy groups to press their governments to do so.
- At the international level, this has become foundation for consumer movement.
- Today, Consumers International has become an umbrella body of 240 organisations from over 120 countries, in which India is one of them.