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50 million people worldwide in modern slavery 

GENEVA (ILO News) – Fifty million people were living in modern slavery in 2021, according to the latest Global Estimates of Modern Slavery. Of these people, 28 million were in forced labour and 22 million were trapped in forced marriage. The number…

ILO releases two policy reports to mark Human Rights Day

To mark Human Rights Day, the ILO released two policy reports via#FACEBOOKLIVE, one on child labour and one on forced labour, intended to inform policymakers and policy-stakeholders about the most effective strategies to achieve SDG Target 8.7. The latest Global…