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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  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. 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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  9. 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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  10. Letter from Africa: Tough love or child abuse?

    …use of child labour on cocoa farms in Ivory Coast and Ghana. Indeed famous chocolate…

    …resolve successfully for myself. Where is the line between child labour, which everybody is against, and children

    …mother is guilty of child exploitation? I think of the campaign against the use of child labour on cocoa farms in Ivory Coast and Ghana. Indeed famous chocolate companies have been pressurized to…

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  2. Lord Alton : Stocking Up for Christmas: Tackling Slavery in Our Supply Chains

    …109,000 children in the Ivory Coast's cocoa industry work under the worst forms of child

    …than 109,000 children in the Ivory Coast's cocoa industry work under the worst forms of child labour. Anti-Slavery…

    …the global nature of the problem. The US Department of State calculates that more than 109,000 children in the Ivory Coast's cocoa industry work under the worst forms of child labour. Anti-Slavery…

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  3. Stocking Up for Christmas: Tackling Slavery in Our Supply Chains

    …109,000 children in the Ivory Coast's cocoa industry work under the worst forms of child

    …than 109,000 children in the Ivory Coast's cocoa industry work under the worst forms of child labour. Anti-Slavery…

    …the global nature of the problem. The US Department of State calculates that more than 109,000 children in the Ivory Coast's cocoa industry work under the worst forms of child labour. Anti-Slavery…

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