Child Slave Labour Doco

Tom
@tom
05/03/10 07:22:49PM
205 posts

Last night on Auussie and NZ TV was aired a doco on chlid slave labour in the cocoa industry, specifically Ghana and Ivory Coast. If you go to the link below you can read more.

http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/

If you are in Aust. or NZ you will be able to watch the program over the web, I am not sure about access in other countries.

The in the doco the investigative reporters found many children in forced labour with no pay or schooling.


updated by @tom: 04/21/15 06:33:14PM
Sirius Chocolate
@sirius-chocolate
05/23/10 07:41:31PM
10 posts
Child slave labor is a major issue with the cacao used by a lot of the "big boys" of chocolate manufacturing. It is truly difficult to maintain integrity when dealing with through-puts the size of a companies like, oh say, Hersheys.This is a huge problem, and is exactly why it is encouraged for consumers to support artisan chocolate producers, and chocolate producers to develop relationships with cacao growers, at lease in my opinion.Sirius

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