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The Human Cost of Chocolate - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 11:58 -- admin

"It may be unthinkable that the chocolate we enjoy could come from the hands of children working as slaves. In the Ivory Coast alone, there are an estimated 200,000 children working the fields, many against their will, to create the chocolate delicacies enjoyed around the world." - CNN, January 16, 2012

For more on The Human Cost of Chocolate, check out The CNN Freedom Project: http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/2012/01/16/chocolate-explainer/

See  also clips from the documentary, Chocolate's Child Slaves, by CNN's David McKenzie who traveled into the heart of the Ivory Coast to investigate what was happening to children working in the cocoa fields, here: http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/2012/01/19/child-slavery-and-c...

And, see the full version of the follow up documentary, Cocoa-nomics, presented by Richard Quest, here: http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/2014/03/04/cocoa-nomics-watch-...