|If you are wondering what this means it is a post designed on www.recitethis.com/ to bring awareness to MODERN DAY SLAVERY.|
This one bringing to light the government sponsored slavery in Uzbekistan.
Here is a map of Abuse reports from 2013: maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=2…
Here is a quick summary:
Uzbekistan, located in Central Asia, is one of the largest exporters of cotton in the world. For decades, the government of Uzbekistan, under President Islam Karimov, has forced adults and children as young as 10 to pick cotton under appalling conditions each harvest season. Provincial government offices order schoolteachers to close schools and enforce quotas in the cotton fields. The local authorities send government and private business employees to pick cotton, in order to meet cotton production quotas. The Uzbek government combines these orders with threats, detains and tortures Uzbek activists seeking to monitor the situation, and refuses to allow international monitors into the country.
~Via The Cotton Campaign: www.cottoncampaign.org/
For more information please go here: www.antislavery.org/english/ca…
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P.S: My mom is white and my dads black thus I am mixed race. I do apologize if "even if you are not black" offends you, it is only meant to grab your attention. Also feel free to give me typography tutorials. Thanks!