The Price of Indonesia’s Palm Oil: Vulnerable and Exploited Women Workers

In 2016, the Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (PANAP) collaborated with a local organisation for a preliminary investigation on the working conditions of women labourers in North Sumatra’s oil palm industry, using the Community-based Pesticide Action Monitoring (CPAM) process. This report contains the key findings, which found that Indonesia’s expanding palm oil industry comes with a cost – women workers who are vulnerable to serious labour and human rights violations.

Date Published:
April 28, 2017

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