Forced labour ‘continuing’ in 2012 Uzbek cotton harvest


Governments should take action to help end forced and child labour in the Uzbek cotton fields, according to a new report by the Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights and the Cotton Campaign.

The Review of the 2012 Cotton Harvest in Uzbekistan explains that implementation of the forced labour system was carried out with a demographic shift to older children and more adults, accompanied with an unprecedented scale of corruption.

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