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To Learn More About Modern Day Slavery:
“Slave Trade or Fair Trade? The problem, the solution and how you can take action
Slavery exists within a global economy and some of the goods we buy may be tainted by slave labour. This leaflet looks at slavery and child labour particularly within the cocoa and carpet industries. It sets out possible solutions, focusing on fair trade and ethical trade and action you can take.
Anti-Slavery International August 2003″
Download PDF file slavetradevfairtrade.pdf (976.93KB)
“1.8 million children work in the cocoa fields of Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. These children are vulnerable to brutal labor practices, including trafficking and slavery.”
“Candy companies–including but not limited to Nestlé, Hershey, Cargill, ADM, and Barry Callebout–have admitted accountability and promised to remedy this situation. Sadly, 14 years has passed since this agreement and little has changed.”
“The candy industry is a US 70-billion-dollar industry. It should have changed.”
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