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17 Dec 2018

Brazil: Survey by Intl. Labour Org. & Labour Prosecution Office reveals 8,000 children and teenagers working in the cocoa supply chain, but some companies have good practices

At least 8,000 Brazilian children and teenagers work in the chocolate production chain according to the report requested by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and by Brazil’s Labour Prosecution's Office, between 2017 and 2018. Brasil de Fato interviewed Marques Casara, one of the researchers who conducted the survey, who affirmed how important it is to hold industries and chocolate production chain accountable for violations in their production. There is also a documentary available.

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