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Slaves to Fashion - Take Action
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, crime, ethics, governmnt, humanrights, child slavery, Uzbekistan, cotton )

Kathy
- 858 days ago - walkfree.org
This September, the government of Uzbekistan will close down schools across the country and force over one million children as young as ten to pick cotton. The conditions are so brutal that exhaustion and heat stroke are common - yet the Uzbek government
Lindt and Ferrero: End Child Slave Labour in Your Chocolate This Easter #Childslavery ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, child slavery, world, fair trade, chocolate, Lindt, Ferrero )

Nancy
- 992 days ago - change.org
Global brands like Nestle, Mars and Cadbury have already introduced products made from ethical cocoa, but Lindt and Ferrero are hoping to get away with doing nothing. By refusing to join the growing movement towards ethical cocoa, they're hampering...
HUMAN RIGHTS: Chocolate's Child Slaves
World  (tags: news, child slavery, economics, greed, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', economy, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, government, ethics, children, corruption, labor, world, ethics, economy, government, corporate, dishonesty )

Cal
- 1071 days ago - thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com
It may be unthinkable that the chocolate we enjoy could come from the hands of children working as slaves. In the Ivory Coast and other cocoa-producing countries, there are an estimated 100,000 children working the fields, many against their will, to crea
Celeb Chefs Paula Deen, Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray, and Emeril, Make Fair Trade S'Mores This Summer! ACTION
World  (tags: Fair Trade certified chocolate, child slavery )

Nancy
- 1272 days ago - change.org
Children are frequently involved in weeding, plucking cocoa pods, gathering and heaping cocoa pods, and other cocoa growing activities. 15 percent of children surveyed reported forced or involuntary work in the past twelve months. In addition, nearly 50
Sex Trafficking in Burma and Thailand
World  (tags: Sex trafficking, Child Slavery, Corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Ben
- 2355 days ago - lilith-ezine.com
A MODERN FORM OF SLAVERY. "Lin Lin" was thirteen years old when she was recruited by an agent for work in Thailand. Her father took $480 from the agent with the understanding that his daughter would pay the loan back out of her earnings...
   

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