“The Harvest is in My Blood”. Hazardous Child Labor in Tobacco Farming in Indonesia

The report, “The Harvest is in My Blood”: Hazardous Child Labor in Tobacco Farming in Indonesia,” documents how child tobacco workers are exposed to nicotine, handle toxic chemicals, use sharp tools, lift heavy loads, and work in extreme heat. The work could have lasting consequences for their health and development. Companies should ban suppliers from using children for work that involves direct contact with tobacco, and the Indonesian government should regulate the industry to hold them accountable.

https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/report_pdf/indonesia0516web_0.pdf

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