ILO Global Estimate of Forced Labour: 20.9 million victims

ILO Global Estimate of Forced Labour: 20.9 million victims 512 341 Euro Mediter

June 1st 2012 sees the launch of a new ILO global estimate of forced labour – a shocking 20.9 million women, men and children are trapped in jobs into which they were coerced or deceived and which they cannot leave. Our estimate captures the full realm of forced labour and human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation, or what some call “modern-day slavery”. The figure means that, at any given point in time, around three out of every 1,000 persons worldwide are suffering in forced labour.

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