A Depressed Economy is Forcing Children in Zimbabwe to Work at Toxic Tobacco Farms

Rampant child labor and hazardous working conditions in Zimbabwe’s tobacco farms are threatening to tarnish the country’s most valuable export commodity. Children as young as 11 are missing out on school and opting to work in toxic conditions in the tobacco farming industry. In a report titled “A Bitter Harvest,” the Human Rights Watch (HRW) … Continue reading A Depressed Economy is Forcing Children in Zimbabwe to Work at Toxic Tobacco Farms