May 29, 2018 by Coalition

Report: Forced labor in Uzbekistan is still rampant

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New research by the Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights (UGF) shows that forced labor is still rampant in Uzbekistan’s cotton sector, including within World Bank project areas.

Coalition member Human Rights Watch is calling on World Bank President Jim Kim to press for systemic changes to end forced labor in the sector. Read more here https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/05/25/new-research-shows-forced-labor-still-rampant-uzbekistan.