2 0 1 1 T RA FF I C K IN G IN P ER S ON S RE P OR T
Ghana is the 10th largest producer of gold in the world. According to Free the Slaves, much of Ghana’s mining industry is made up of artisanal miners, including some 10,000 children, who often operate in unregulated, illegal mines.
“Now, this report is very thorough. It has very specific recommendations. And some countries have listened and the results speak for themselves. Others have not. … the easiest way to get out of the Tier 3 and get off the watch list is to really act.” U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton