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Global Estimates Of Modern Slavery

Forced Labour and Forced Marriage

The 2021 Global Estimates indicate there are 49.6 million people living in situations of modern slavery on any given day, either forced to work against their will or in a marriage that they were forced into.

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Forced labour accounts for 27.6 million of those in modern slavery and forced marriage for 22 million, or nearly one of every 150 people in the world.
The problem is getting worse. The 2021 figures show about 10 million more men, women, and children who have been forced to work or marry in the period since the previous estimates were released in 2017. 

To continue reading, please, turn to the Walk Free website, September, 2022;
zie ook, September 12, 2022.

on 12.09.2022 at 11:23
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