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Chocolate industry slammed for failure to crack down on child labour
A study conducted through the University of Chicago has found that more than "two-fifths (43%) of all children aged between five and 17 in cocoa-growing regions of Ghana and Ivory Coast - world’s largest cocoa producers – are engaged in hazardous work."
Companies such as Nestle and Mars pledged in 2001 to eliminate the use of child labour, although previous deadlines to deliver on this pledge have not been met.
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