Profits and Poverty: The Economics of Forced Labour - Full Report

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Source: 
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Date: 
2014
Category: 
2|Awareness
Origin: 
2|International
Summary: 
The study investigates the root factors driving forced labour, of which a major one is illegal profits. It is based on primary data indicating a correlation between forced labour and poverty. The report further offers a new ILO estimate of the profits generated through the use of forced labour in various economic sectors, as well as in commercial sexual exploitation. Figures breakdown profits by area of forced labour and by region.
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Executive summary available in French and Spanish.