Tobacco is one of Zimbabwe’s most valuable exports, worth $993.7m in 2016 ©PA Images
Tobacco is one of Zimbabwe’s most valuable exports, worth $993.7m in 2016 ©PA Images

'Serious' human rights problems found in Zimbabwe tobacco sector

5 April 2018

Tobacco companies are not doing enough to protect the rights of workers in Zimbabwe, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said.

The rights advocacy group found “serious human rights problems” in the sector including the use of child labour and unsafe working conditions.

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