Impossibly Cheap: Abuse and Injustice in Bangladesh’s Shrimp Industry

This film reveals evidence of human rights and labour abuses taking place at every stage of the lucrative Bangladeshi shrimp industry.

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EJF CAMPAIGNS TO:

1. Promote more environmentally sustainable and socially equitable shrimp production.

2. Raise consumer awareness of the negative social and environmental effects of unregulated shrimp fisheries and aquaculture and to encourage responsible and sustainable seafood consumption.

3. Foster commitment and co-operation from industry stakeholders nationally and internationally to ensure transparency and traceability through the entire shrimp supply chain.

4. Empower grassroots organizations in the developing world, providing film and advocacy training that enables them to document the issues and oppose unsustainable industrial shrimp farming that threatens local communities and the natural environment.

LATEST NEWS

13.06.2014

EJF welcomes the announcement by French retail giant Carrefour that it has stopped buying prawns from the Thai supplier CP Foods after a Guardian exposé revealed slavery in the supply chain.

12.06.2014

Thailand has cast further doubt commitment to deal with reports of human trafficking and labour abuse by becoming the only government to vote against the ILO's strengthening of an existing international treaty on forced labour.

16.01.2014

Impossibly Cheap: Abuse and Injustice in Bangladesh’s Shrimp Industry, a new report and film launched today, reveals evidence of human rights and labour abuses which take place at every stage of the lucrative Bangladeshi Shrimp industry.