A boy holds his machete as he heads along a road to a cocoa farm.
I know it's Friday and we should be cheering... but This is too important and urgent!
“There is a moral responsibility . . . for us not to allow slavery, child slavery, in the 21st century”
Much of the chocolate we buy still starts with child labour.
A 2015 report for the U.S. Labor Department found that, based on interviews with about 12,000 people, the number of child laborers reported to have worked in West Africa the previous year had increased to 2.1 million from 1.8 million in the previous survey, completed in 2009.
THE PROBLEM IS GETTING WORSE!!
So where could you buy GOOD FAIR RESPONSIBLE CHOCOLATE??
Click on the images and buy the sweetest chocolates on earth!
You'll only feel guilty if you don't get these!
SO GO AND CELEBRATE THE WEEKEND WITH CHOCOLATE!!
THE GOOD & KIND TO CHILDREN ONE!
My name is T. S. Coelho and I live in Lisbon, Portugal, with my husband and three kids. I work in the asset management industry, managing an equities fund.