Forced Labour: Facts and Figures - The Cost of Coercion, Regional Perspectives: EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA

Until recently, the spotlight throughout Europe has been on forced labour involving undocumented workers or those who have not migrated through regular channels. However, trafficking for labour exploitation, including forced labour, is now moving up the agenda of policy-makers as more evidence of its existence comes to light. It is the predominant form of trafficking in Russia, and possibly in some Western European countries.