Tell Gymboree and A&F to STOP Forced Child Labor in Cotton!
The government of Uzbekistan is continuing to remove millions of children across the country from school and forcing them to pick cotton during the current harvest season. While over 65 of the world’s largest apparel brands and retailers have developed policies related to Uzbek cotton, two companies have remained silent. Gymboree and Abercrombie and Fitch have refused to support human rights and speak out against forced child labor in the cotton industry. Take action NOW to tell Gymboree and Abercrombie and Fitch to respect international labor rights in their cotton sourcing.
Our actions are working! Abercrombie and Fitch has announced that it has a policy of not sourcing Uzbek cotton. ILRF is seeking more details on how A&F ensures that the policy is being effectively implemented.