No matter where you are around the world, as a citizen and consumer you have an important role to play in putting an end to forced labor in the cotton sectors in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
1. Ask apparel companies where the cotton in their products was produced, and ask them to Publicly commit to avoid cotton from Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan while it is produced with state-orchestrated forced labor. For Uzbekistan, companies should sign the Cotton Pledge. Here are some talking points you can use to write a letter.
2. Stay informed by visiting us at www.cottoncampaign.org and following us on Twitter @CottonCampaign, on LinkedIn at Cotton Campaign, and on Facebook at Cotton Campaign.
CONTACT: Cotton Campaign Coordinator - C/O International Labor Rights Forum, 1634 I Street NW, suite 1000, Washington, DC 20006. +1(202) 347-4100, cottoncampaigncoordinator [at] gmail.com