Articles tagged with: Uzbekistan

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The historic elimination of state-imposed forced labour in Uzbekistan: decent work must now be protected

Today, 10 March 2022, Anti-Slavery International, together with the Cotton Campaign, celebrates the historic achievement of the elimination of state-imposed forced labour in the 2021 Uzbek cotton harvest. For almost 15 years, the Cotton Campaign, a coalition of international human and labour rights NGOs, independent trade unions, brand… Keep reading »

Young woman picking cotton in Uzbekistan wearing face mask

Cotton crimes in full swing

Louise Eldridge, UK and Europe Programme Assistant, on Cotton Crimes happening right now in Uzbekistan during the cotton harvest Hundreds of thousands of Uzbek citizens are forced to pick cotton by its own state every year 05 October 2016 ‘If you are asked where and who you work with, answer… Keep reading »