Rising Cocoa Prices May Bring End to Child Labour in Ghana
With Ghana having a high volume of cocoa beans to trade with the world, the higher price for the commodity could see poor farmers able to employ labourers to assist them.
Cocoa products (file photo).
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Human Rights Watch estimates that thousands of children, mostly between the ages of 15 and 17, have been working in "perilous conditions", violating Ghanaian and international law. Read more »
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