Connect with your social network account
Ad blocker detected: Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website.
Fascinating facts from around the world!
Rate this topicPost Reply
2 posts • Page 1 of 1
- Professional Shopper
- Posts: 739
- Joined: Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:17 pm
- Location: Durham, Durham, United Kingdom
- Has thanked: 0
- Been thanked: 2 times
- Arcade super highscore: 17
- Arcade highscore: 17
"At least 12.3 million people are victims of forced labour worldwide," reports a United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) study. It is estimated that of these, more than 2.4 million are victims of human trafficking. Examples of forced labour - in-voluntary work or services performed under compulsion by threat - are prostitution, military service, and bonded labour for which workers earn little or nothing, since their wages are retained to pay off a debt. According to ILO Director General Juan Somavia, such labour "denies people their basic rights and dignity."
Want to learn how you can earn £50 just by clicking here?
- Posts: 328
- Joined: Sun Aug 14, 2005 11:21 am
- Has thanked: 3 times
- Been thanked: 0
- Arcade super highscore: 10
- Arcade highscore: 10
Yeah, and how many of these are under the age of 10? Kids from undeveloped countries are often kidnapped and made to work about 15 hours per day...some as young as 2!