Day 38: Forced Labor and the Goods

Below you will find a list of items that are known to be produced using forced labor. Many of these items are used by each of us on a daily or weekly basis.  

According to Global Freedom Center, "In specific countries, goods that are known to be produced using forced labor include: cotton, bricks, garments, sugarcane, carpets, cattle, coal, gold, rice, chestnuts, cocoa, diamonds, embroidered textiles, shrimp, stones, textiles, timber, tobacco, artificial flowers, beans, cement, charcoal, Christmas decorations, coca, coffee, corn, cottonseed, electronics, fireworks, footwear, granite, gravel, iron, jade, nails, palm oil, palm thatch, peanuts, castor beans, pornography, rubber, rubies, sesame, sunflowers, teak, tilapia, toys and wheat."