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 2 weeks ago

“Please pay attention to our lives.”

@AP spoke to dozens of women on palm oil plantations who describe rapes, harassment and punishing physical effects of their brutal work, which feeds into top Western beauty brands.

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 2 weeks ago

@HamsterWere @AP Where have you been? The palm oil trade has always been problematic.

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@AP Palm oil is horrible for the workers and environment.

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 2 weeks ago

Read more from the @AP’s Fruits of Labor investigation of the palm industry. 7/7

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Women interviewed by the @AP detailed a series of health issues, ranging from dizzy spells, nosebleeds, difficulty breathing and blurry vision, with activists saying some workers totally lost their sight. 6/7

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Female workers routinely carry out some of the industry’s most punishing jobs, lugging loads so heavy that their uteruses collapse and spraying dangerous pesticides wearing no protective gear. Most don’t have access to health care or can’t afford it. 5/7

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 2 weeks ago

@AP International trade is bad now that the election is over?

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The AP used U.S. Customs records, product ingredient lists and the latest published data from producers, traders and buyers to link the laborers’ palm oil and its derivatives from the mills that process it to the supply chains of many big Western brands. 4/7

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Rape accusations are typically settled through “peace solutions” in which the victim’s family may be paid off. Sometimes, the victims’ parents force them to marry their rapists to lessen the shame, often after pregnancy occurs. 3/7

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Women on plantations often face sexual abuse, ranging from verbal harassment and threats to rape, and victims rarely speak out.

When they do, companies often don’t take action or police charges are either dropped or not filed. 2/7

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The last time ND finished its home schedule against Syracuse was 2008. ND lost. So happy the result was different this year 🙏 #SYRvsND #GoIrish☘️

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Undefeated @NDFootball regular season is something to be proud of. Bring on the (likely) Clemson rematch in 2 weeks #GoIrish ☘️🏈💯

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@RepBrendanBoyle @NDFootball I demand a Congressional Investigation on why there is no mention of Ian Book as a Heisman Finalist. #goirish

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It wasn't always pretty, but Notre Dame beats Syracuse 45-21 to finish the regular season undefeated #GoIrish

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10-0!! Another undefeated season for Ian Book and the boys in blue. Congrats! #GoIrish

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NOTRE DAME REACHES PERFECTION IN THE REGULAR SEASON 10-0. NOW THEY’RE GOING TO PLAY IN THE ACC CHAMPIONSHIP. #GoIrish☘️

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Notre Dame wins!!!! 45-21 Fighting Irish!!!! In his final game at Notre Dame stadium Ian Book records 5 TDs (3 Passing and 2 rushing) and Notre Dame cruises past Syracuse! ND goes to 10-0 on the season #GoIrish ☘️🏈

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