Real Stories: Hope Lives Here

To get a sense of what life is really like for children who are forced into child labour it’s important to look at some real-life stories. Some of the stories below reflect problems that persist, while others show positive change.

Cocoa Barometer shows farmers still in extreme poverty

See the top 5 findings from this important report.


The ethical efforts of the world's largest chocolate company

Learn about what Mondelēz International is doing to reduce child labour in cocoa.

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Living Life By A Thread

At the age of 12, Bithi was sent by her family to work in a garment factory.

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Toiling Away in the Coffee Fields

Marco wakes up at seven each morning to spend his day working on a Guatemalan coffee plantation.

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A conversation with Mondelez International on ethical chocolate

Find out what we learned from the producer of Cadbury products on their efforts to source ethical cocoa.

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Backbreaking labour: Srey's Story

13 year-old Srey Neang works and lives in a brick factory. See her story.

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