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White Gold: The True Cost of Cotton

Up to one third of Uzbekistan's workforce is made to labour on cotton farms; denied ownership of the land they work, and forced to labour without reasonable ...

 

The environmental impact of the Uzbekistan cotton production is high.  For more information on the problematic nature of the cotton industry in Uzbeistan, see: http://www.ejfoundation.org/pdf/white_gold_the_true_cost_of_cotton.pdf

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