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[PDF] Purge the Uzbek cotton of the stains of forced child labour!
Author: Civil society activists of Uzbekistan, Published on: 15 November 2007
The practice of forced child labour is continuing in Uzbekistan since the Soviet times. Not only has it not been still abolished since then, but on the contrary, has become even more horrific… In order to break this vicious system, it is necessary to deprive those who control the export of cotton in Uzbekistan of their unfair excess profits. Only an international boycott of Uzbek cotton could reach that goal. The boycott will force the Uzbek government to repeal child labor and provide farmers real economic freedom. The cotton sector in Uzbekistan could be profitable without the exploitation of child and forced labor.