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ILO Reports Shocking Figures on Forced Labour

New figures published by the ILO estimates the total number of forced labourers across the world to be nearly 21 million. Of these, 4.5 million alone are victims of sexual exploitation within the private sector. Beate Andrees, head of the ILO's Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour, discusses the report findings and explains the links between labour mobility and cross-border migration.

Date issued: 01 June 2012
Size/duration: 00:03:47

Tags: forced labour, human rights

Regions and countries covered: Global

Unit responsible: Department of Communication (DCOMM)

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ILO Reports Shocking Figures on Forced Labour


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