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Child and Forced Labour Exploitation in Tajikistan’s Cotton Harvest: 2015 Annual Monitoring Report

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.


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