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2010 BBC Documentary, The Bitter Truth

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 20th April, 2010 | No Comments

Visit our cocoa homepage to find out how you can help end child slavery in the cocoa fields. The BBC’s 2010 Panorama documentary, Chocolate — The Bitter Truth, contains stunning and disturbing evidence that the worst forms of child labor are still widespread in Ghana and Ivory Coast. Most chilling is the pervasiveness of children […]
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News Alert: Child Slaves Rescued from Cocoa Plantations

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 5th August, 2009 | 1 Comment

O.k. so this is big news, folks. Possibly one of the biggest Fair Trade news developments in years!Basically, an Interpol-led operation conducted by the Cote d’Ivoire police resulted in the rescue of more than 50 children and the arrest of at least eight individuals for the illegal recruitment of children. What does this have to […]
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