The interpretations of the 2015 Cotton Monitoring Campaign and Survey results presented here, as well as the broader economic and social trends analysed in Tajikistan, represent the author’s views alone. These views, in addition to the conclusions and recommendations included in this assessment, do not necessarily reflect the perspective of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) or the United States State Department’s Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs and Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (J/TIP).
IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. As an intergovernmental organization, IOM acts with its partners in the international community t o: assist in meeting the operational challenges of migration; advance understanding of migration issues; encourage social and economic development through migration; and uphold the human dignity and well- being of migrants.
This Annual Assessment of Child and Forced Labour Exploitation in Tajikistan’s 201 5 Cotton Harvest was developed by the International Organization for Migration’s Dushanbe’s Counter- Trafficking Unit in coordination with its local NGO partners and with funding from the United States Stat e Department’s Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs and Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons.
This report has been issued without formal editing by IOM.