Some good news this week from Polochic in Guatemala: 134 new rural indigenous families are finally getting their own land, seven years after they were violently evicted to make way for a sugar mill. But with more than half of the families evicted still without land, the fight continues.
With forced labor and workers’ rights violations alive and widespread in the Thai and Indonesian seafood industry, how can supermarkets give consumers the confidence that there's no human suffering in the food they buy?
Read this inspiring story of one woman's intense commitment to fight for the rights of women workers in Indonesia's seafood sector.
The global food industry generates billions in revenue every year, but the rewards are increasingly skewed toward the powerful. Our new campaign, Behind the Barcodes, calls on supermarkets around the world to fight the human suffering in their supply chains.
Supermarkets are increasingly squeezing the price they pay their suppliers. This, coupled with the weakening influence of small-scale farmers and workers is causing human rights violations, inequality, and poverty. Here's how to fix this.