March 30, 2023

50 million people worldwide in modern slavery 

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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 of people in modern slavery has risen significantly in the last five years. 10 million […]

ILO releases two policy reports to mark Human Rights Day

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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 Estimates indicate that 25 million people are in forced labour globally. How can the world […]