4,000 'slave' child workers removed from cocoa plantations


Between 300,000 and a million children are estimated to be exploited by the Ivory Coast’s cocoa industry, according to the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI), set up by the industry to fight child labour. By Kambou Sia (AFP/File) Abidjan (AFP) – Some 4,000 child victims of “slavery and exploitation” were removed from cocoa plantations in Ivory […]



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