On 12 September, the International Labour Organization reported that the latest estimates show that forced labour and forced marriage have increased significantly in the last 5 years.  10 million more people were in modern slavery in 2021 compared to 2016 global estimates.  Women and children remain disproportionately vulnerable.  Migrant workers are more than 3 times more likely to be in forced labour than non-migrant adult workers. 


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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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