Forced Labour

Forced labour is the act of ‘forcing’ someone to carry out certain deeds against their will by using some sort of punishment or threat if they don’t do it. Forced labour is common in the following fields of labour:

  • Domestic Work
  • Building and construction
  • Mining
  • Fishing
  • Agricultural Farming 
  • Illegal activities such as drug planting and selling
  • Market Trading
  • Other manual labour such as car washing, working in nail salons or in massage parlours.

Demographic from the International Labour Organisation (ILO), ‘Global Estimates of Slavery’.