© AFPForced labour takes different forms, including debt bondage, trafficking and other forms of modern slavery. The victims are the most vulnerable – women and girls forced into prostitution, migrants trapped in debt bondage, and sweatshop or farm workers kept there by clearly illegal tactics and paid little or nothing.
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The new legally binding ILO Protocol on Forced Labour aims to advance prevention, protection and compensation measures, as well as to intensify efforts to eliminate contemporary forms of slavery.
- C29 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930
- P029 - Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930
- C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957
- R203 - Forced Labour (Supplementary Measures) Recommendation, 2014