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Joshua Stone
Joshua Stone Campaign leader

Take these children out of the farms and into a schooling life they deserve

GHANA: Efforts to reduce child labour on cocoa plantations beginning to pay off

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GHANA: Efforts to reduce child labour on cocoa plantations beginning to pay off Follow @{0} Harvesting cocoa is not child’s play ACCRA, 23 septembre 2011 (IRIN) - Tens of thousands of children work on Ghana’s cocoa plantations - often doing hazardous tasks when they should be at school - but change is coming. Andrew Tagoe of the Ghana…Read More
Joshua Stone
Joshua Stone Campaign leader

Hopefully you will realise this is not the place for any human being.

Guilty Pleasure: Slavery and Child Labour in the Production of Chocolate | Think Africa Press

A chocolate fountain. Photograph by Jill Siegrist. For many, Christmas is upon us once again. And like every other year chocolate will be sold in vast quantities. But unbeknownst to most consumers, some of the chocolate they buy will have partly been the product of slavery and child labour in West Africa. A bittersweet product West Africa was…Read More
Joshua Stone
Joshua Stone Campaign leader

This article highlights the importance of the cocoa bean farms and how they treat small children

Slavery in the Chocolate Industry | Food Empowerment Project

Chocolate is a product of the cacao bean, which grows primarily in the tropical climates of West Africa and Latin America. The cacao bean is more commonly referred to as cocoa, so that is the term we will use throughout. West African countries supply more than 70% of the world’s cocoa market.[1] The cocoa they grow and harvest is sold to a variety…Read More
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