Child Labour in India

Subcontractors of Bayer employed about 1600 children under age 15 in the production of cottonseed in India. Three other international companies – Advanta, Emergent Genetics and Monsanto – were responsible for 10,725 additional cases of child labour. Please read the following documents that are part of our campaign:

Nobel Peace Prize for Kailash Satyarthi: Monsanto, Bayer benefited from Child Labour

Two vegetable seed companies in India compared

400.000 children slogging in cotton fields: report

Study "Child Labour and Trans-National Seed Companies in Hybrid Cotton Seed Production"

OECD Complaint against Bayer

Bayer, Monsanto still profit from bonded child labour on cottonseed farms in India

The Hindu: Cotton farms continue to employ children

OPEN LETTER TO BAYER: Child labour at suppliers of Bayer-affiliate ProAgro

Monsanto, Bayer, Syngenta exploiting child labour, says report