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Uzbekistan addresses forced labour in cotton industry | Video

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Cotton is a labour-intensive crop. While mechanisation has revolutionised cotton picking in much of the West, cotton is still picked by hand in some Asian countries. In Uzbekistan, forced labour has tainted the cotton industry for decades. As Julia Chapman reports, it’s an image the country is trying hard to shed.

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