Financial Losses due to Forced Labor

The International Labor Organization states in a report that the human trafficking of forced labor creates losses of $21 billion. The report does not cover forced prostitution and sex trafficking.  The figure is based on workers trapped in sweatshops, construction and farm laborers, and illegal immigrants indebted to their smugglers.


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  1. Source: Associated Press, “UN: forced laborers losing $21 billion a year”, Google News, May 12, 2009.

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