Gold

Gold

Gold Countries Where Gold is Reportedly Produced with Forced Labor and/or Child Labor Bolivia (CL) Burkina Faso (FL, CL) Burundi (FL) Cameroon (FL) Central African Republic (FL) Colombia (CL) DRC (FL, CL) Ecuador (CL) Ethiopia (CL) Ghana (FL, CL) Guinea (FL, CL)...
The Guardian

The Guardian

About one-fifth of the gold exported from Peru is illegally mined, with forced labor extracting much of the precious metal that ends up in cellphones, computers and jewelry, according to US non-profit Verité. Peru’s Andean mineral wealth has made it the world’s sixth-largest gold producer and boosted it into the ranks of middle-income countries, but some miners have paid for the boom with their freedom – or their lives.