Do You Know Who Is Rolling Your Cigarettes In Bangladesh?


Do You Know Who Is Rolling Your Cigarettes In Bangladesh?

Children fill up empty cigarettes manually with locally grown tobacco in a small bidi (cigarette) factory at Haragach in Rangpur district, Bangladesh.

According to a 2012 study by US-based NGO, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, over  45,000 people in Bangladesh are employed in manufacturing inexpensive cigarettes  known as bidis and this number includes “many women and children working in  household based establishments where they make low wages and live in poverty.”

A child fills up empty cigarettes manually with locally grown tobacco in a small bidi (cigarette) factory at Haragach in Rangpur district, Bangladesh.

Image credits Andrew Biraj/Reuters

Article source :sowetanlive.co.za

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2 Responses to Do You Know Who Is Rolling Your Cigarettes In Bangladesh?

  1. aamjunta says:

    Very sorry state of affair… Tragic and unfortunate.

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