ZIMBABWE: Tobacco farming tarnished by child labour – VIDEO
AL – JAZEERA – Zimbabwe hopes to use tobacco farming to help the country recover from debt, but a new Human Rights Watch report details issues with child labour and human rights abuses on the farms.
Tobacco is a major moneymaker for Zimbabwe. But workers on the farms are subject to human rights abuses and serious health risks. That is according to a report released by Human Rights Watch that highlights the plight of child labourers.