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    • Cotton Industry & Child Labor

Cotton Industry & Child Labor Newsletter
  • Ivory Coast first lady says ban on cocoa imports due to child labor would be unfair 07 Aug 2019 15:08 GMT

    … with forced or indentured child labor. The letter from … forced child labor] If investigators find evidence of forced child labor in … meeting, Ouattara suggested the child labor problems depicted in The … the U.S. blocked cotton from Turkmenistan after reports …

  • Telangana to map cotton supply chain to stamp out child labour 05 Aug 2019 13:22 GMT

    … (ILO) to weed out child labour and slavery from its fields … than 80 per cent of child labour cases are being reported … the focus is on sustainable cotton.” Known problem Industry experts say … and map the status of child labour, forced labour and gender …

  • Indian state to map cotton supply chain to stamp out child labour 05 Aug 2019 09:57 GMT

    … (ILO) to weed out child labour and slavery from its fields … that more than 80% of child labour cases are being reported … is on sustainable cotton.” Industry experts say the cotton supply chain is … and map the status of child labour, forced labour and gender …

  • Fashion Supply Chain Still Has High Risks of Child Labor 31 May 2019 15:13 GMT

    … using child labor, according to Verisk Maplecroft's Child Labour Index.  … to no improvements in child labor risk since 2016.  The … for years to address child labor and modern slavery within … child labor, according to the report. Six of the eight cotton

  • Jonas Astrup on Reforming Uzbekistan’s Cotton Industry 22 May 2019 14:14 GMT

    … to eradicate forced labor the cotton industry. In April, the ILO published … child labor and forced labor in the cotton harvest in Uzbekistan. The Uzbek cotton … has been monitoring the cotton harvest for child labor since 2013. In 2015 …

  • Advocates fighting child labor come together in Tokyo ahead of Osaka G20 summit 14 May 2019 10:52 GMT

    … partner organizations abroad to address child labor issues. Project areas outside of … the cotton and cocoa industries, respectively, rely heavily on child labor in many … make further progress in eradicating child labor. This, Scarpetta explained, requires …

  • Japanese group ACE works to end child labor and foster education across developing world 11 Apr 2019 01:08 GMT

    … a march to protest child labor involving people in 107 … child labor in Ghana’s cocoa industry and in India’s cotton industry … of the solution to ending child labor.” That includes a partnership … in Washington on a child labor project team for Winrock …

  • Maverick Life: The case for sustainable denim 16 Aug 2019 12:48 GMT

    … major stakeholders in the cotton industry started work towards finding … agreed upon for sustainable cotton farming: Crop protection through … wages, which means no child labour, no forced labour, no … Woolworths joined the Better Cotton Initiative. Since then, …

  • U.S. Lifts Uzbek Cotton Ban, Saying Forced Child Labor 'Significantly Reduced' 27 Mar 2019 16:59 GMT

    … the country of concerns about child labor. Uzbekistan's … by forced o indentured child labor." It said that … use of forced child labor in the cotton harvest in Uzbekistan … , and Iran. Uzbekistan’s cotton industry generates more than $1 billion …

  • Argentina Makes Push to End Child Labor 26 Mar 2019 20:36 GMT

    … to eliminate and prevent child labor with its defined public … still lie ahead, since child labor “seems normal” in the … children are victims of child labor in Argentina, according to … garlic, tomatoes and cotton – all on the US child-labor blacklist. “The …

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