Child labor still prevalent on W. African cocoa farms

CHTCS-Logo-For-SiteA recent International Labor Rights Forum report has found that there are still about 1.5 million children working on cocoa farms in the Ivory Coast and Ghana, the world’s two top producers of cocoa. There has been significant effort to reduce child labor over the last ten years, but to little success. Cocoa‬ farming involves dangerous work this has been deemed one of the worst forms of child labor.

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SOURCE: Reuters