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

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.

26.09.2013

The Hidden Cost: Human Rights Abuses in Thailand’s Shrimp Industry, a new report published today, exposes the reliance of Thailand’s shrimp industry on trafficked and exploited migrant workers.

05.09.2013

EJF will be launching two reports detailing the findings of investigations into the environmental and social impacts of the shrimp industries in Bangladesh and Thailand in September, accompanied by compelling films