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Global facts and figures
Some 28 million people
are in forced labour globally.
Of them, 17.3 million
are working in the private economy, excluding commercial sexual exploitation.
Some 3.3 million
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Three country briefs provide an overview of forced labour, fair recruitment and the role of companies and employer and business membership organizations in eradicating forced labour and unfair recruitment. The briefs are available in Spanish only.
In three short episodes we introduce you to forced labour, share the latest figures, show you how to spot the signs, and point you in the direction of useful free tools and resources. Even better, we introduce you to three SME owners/directors who are taking on forced labour and child labour and making a difference.
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