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Uzbek Cotton Fields Eliminate “Most” Forced Labor, ILO Says

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International Labor Organization (ILO) monitors have reported that most forced labor has been eliminated from Uzbekistan’s cotton fields and that child labor, once a serious problem during harvest time, is no longer a concern. An ILO report to the World Bank in February said systematic use of child labor in Uzbekistan’s cotton harvest came to…

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