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  1. Cocoa's bitter child labour ties

    …of child labour being used to produce cocoa beans purchased by Nestlé… forms of child labour

    …Panorama has been unable to provide us with any evidence whatsoever of child labour being used to produce cocoa beans…

    … sold him. In the port city of San Pedro in Ivory Coast, Kenyon posed as a trader and sold on cocoa beans which had been produced by the worst forms of child labour. It is at this…

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  2. Chocolate industry comments to Panorama

    …improve life in cocoa villages and to tackle issues including child labour… eliminating the…

    …Panorama has been unable to provide us with any evidence whatsoever of child labour being used to produce cocoa beans…

    …This means supporting farmers to increase their incomes from cocoa and other crops, to improve life in cocoa villages and to tackle issues including child labour… Unacceptable labour practices on cocoa

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  3. Child labour rife in cocoa sector

    …Thursday, 1 August, 2002, 15:18 GMT 16:18 UK Child labour rife in cocoa sector Foreign…

    …interest in cocoa A survey released on Thursday details the true extent of child labour in the cocoa sector of West…

    …Thursday, 1 August, 2002, 15:18 GMT 16:18 UK Child labour rife in cocoa sector Foreign leaders are expressing an interest in cocoa A survey released on Thursday details the true extent of child labour

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  4. Labouring for chocolate

    Child labour is widespread on cocoa farms… cocoa producer - first emerged, progress in…

    Child labour is widespread on cocoa farms… Eight years since reports of child labour and slavery in Ivory Coast - the…

    …. Eight years since reports of child labour and slavery in Ivory Coast - the world's largest cocoa producer - first emerged, progress in eradicating child labour has been slow. In…

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  5. Nestle 'to act over child labour in cocoa industry'

    …producers signed a cocoa protocol - an international commitment to end child labour in the…

    …Global food giant Nestle says it has taken a major step to end child labour on cocoa farms supplying its factories…

    …international commitment to end child labour in the cocoa industry - 10 years ago. During my visit to Ivory Coast earlier this month, it was easy to find child labour and difficult to see substantive…

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  6. US to act on cocoa slavery

    …a programme aimed at stopping the use of coerced child labour to grow cocoa… in the past…

    … past been accused of being a centre for child labour in the cocoa industry. Deadlines for action 1…

    …at stopping the use of coerced child labour to grow cocoa… The Ivory Coast - the world's biggest producer of cocoa beans for chocolate products - has in the past been accused of being a centre for child

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  7. Ivory Coast cocoa farms child labour: Little change

    …consultant Joanna Scott. "Far too many children are in the worst forms of child labour and…

    …consultant Joanna Scott. "Far too many children are in the worst forms of child labour and that is unacceptable to us…

    …exports nearly half the world's cocoa. After years of civil war, the new government says ending poverty and child labour is a priority and the chocolate industry must be involved. "There is a moral…

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  8. Nestle 'failing' on child labour abuse, says FLA report

    …accountable. "For too long child labour in cocoa production has been everybody's problem…

    …Earlier reports found that 1.8 million children in West Africa are at risk of abuse through dangerous child labour… has…

    Labor Association (FLA), says it found "multiple serious violations" of the company's own supplier code. The code includes clauses on child labour, safety and working hours. Cocoa is the raw product…

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  9. Child labour 'fuels commodity trade'

    …And about 8.4 million children are forced into the worst forms of child labour including…

    …And about 8.4 million children are forced into the worst forms of child labour including slavery, prostitution and…

    …Many child workers lack any form of legal redress "Child labour often assumes serious proportions in commercial agriculture associated with global markets for cocoa, coffee, cotton, rubber, sisal, tea…

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  10. International Cocoa Agreement

    …The cocoa industry has been accused of not doing enough to tackle child labour and…

    …The cocoa industry has been accused of not doing enough to tackle child labour and exploitation. British Labour MEP…

    …The cocoa industry has been accused of not doing enough to tackle child labour and exploitation. British Labour MEP David Martin was speaking during a debate on 13 March 2012 on whether the EU should…

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    …cycle of illiteracy, poverty and child labour could be broken by sending children to…

    …cycle of illiteracy, poverty and child labour could be broken by sending children to school. "We need more global…

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  2. The Foodbank Dilemma

    …for homeless children in Bulgaria. While fundraising back home in Salisbury in 2000, Paddy…

    …for homeless children in Bulgaria. While fundraising back home in Salisbury in 2000, Paddy received a call from a local…

    children. She has always found it a struggle to make ends meet, she says, and then she lost her Employment Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance and was deemed fit for work. There is a…

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  3. Africa update - October 17, 2014

    …collecting donations for the Coca Industry Response to Ebola Initiative, as the Ebola…

    …announced it was collecting donations for the Coca Industry Response to Ebola Initiative, as the Ebola outbreak in West…

    …agency’s child survival and maternal health policy and programs. USAID’s child survival and material health work prioritizes 24 countries, including many in sub-Saharan Africa. A press release was…

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