204. Slavery Jobs: Why do they still exist?
Why haven’t we given everyone the genuine choice to say No to harmful slave jobs? How many lives do we place at risk every day in order to make some money? It is about time we abolish slavery for real in this world.
Discussing the Documentary ‘Scrapped’ by RT
From anywhere in the world depreciated ships sail to the coast of Bangladesh. On the beach of Chittagong breaks an army of workers off the rusting wrecks in order to recover the precious metal.
E-waste needs to be processed separately from your everyday run of the mill garbage because it contains toxins such as mercury, lead, cadmium, and arsenic. These very toxic chemicals can leak into the ground water and contaminate your drinking water. Currently, up to 60 percent of e- waste is exported to developing countries like China, India, and Pakistan because it is less expensive to process there. In these third world countries children are often the workers who sift through this mixture of deadly toxins.
For dignified working conditions, a living income and a real choice in life:
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