Four year-old Nazia was sold by her father to a 50 year-old man from the Helmand region for 800 dollars. The money was used to afford medicine for her older 8 year-old sister. Photo by Jon Wentzel, Razistan (Land of Secrets) photographers' collective
ONE CHILD DIES EVERY 10 MINUTES In Yemen As the War Led by the Saudis & Backed By the Obama Administration and U.S. Military Continues ~ The war on Yemen has devastated the civilian population, and poverty, disease, and starvation are taking a heavy toll on the country’s children. Many human rights analysts have suggested Yemen’s people are being deliberately starved to death, both by bombings and by an ongoing blockade on life-saving supplies.
Cacoa Slavery, the dark side of chocolate. Human trafficking and child slave labour is a sad reality for much of this business. Please make sure your treats are ethically sourced under a fair trade agreement.