Tea

Tea

Tea Countries Where Tea is Reportedly Produced with Forced Labor and/or Child Labor Bangladesh (FL) Cameroon (FL) Kenya (CL) Malawi (CL) Rwanda (CL) Tanzania (CL) Uganda (CL) Vietnam (CL) Where is tea reportedly produced with trafficking and/or child labor? The U.S....
Fish

Fish

Fish Countries Where Fish is Reportedly Produced with Forced Labor and/or Child Labor Bangladesh (FL, CL) Belize (FL) Burundi (FL) Cambodia (CL) Cameroon (FL) Cormoros (FL) Congo, Republic of (FL) Costa Rica (FL) El Salvador (CL) Fiji (FL) Gabon (FL) Ghana  (FL, CL)...
Our Work in Seafood

Our Work in Seafood

The fishing and aquaculture sector is currently one of the world’s fastest growing sectors, with more than 58 million men, women and children involved in fishing and aquaculture globally, according to a 2014 UN FAO report. With the rapid expansion of the sector has come an increase in illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, a practice that heightens the likelihood of over-fishing and increases risks of labor abuses, as vessels undertake longer and longer voyages in order to find fish, trapping their crews on board for longer and longer periods of time.

New England Public Radio

New England Public Radio

The building collapse in Bangladesh has renewed the discussion about working conditions around the world. Verite’s CEO Dan Viederman told NEPR’s Susan Kaplan that many things contribute to the country’s problems, including corruption, not enough inspectors and a poor populace.