Forced Labour Case Study

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“-Three out of every 1,000 people worldwide are in forced labour today. -18.7 million (90 %) are exploited in the private economy, by individuals or enterprises. Of these, 4.5 million (22 per cent) are victims of forced sexual exploitation and 14.2 million (68 per cent) are victims of forced labour exploitation in economic activities, such as agriculture, construction, domestic work or manufacturing. -2.2 million (10%) are in state-imposed forms of forced labour, for example in prisons, or in work imposed by the state military or by rebel armed forces. -5.5 million (26 %) are below 18 years. -The Developed Economies and European Union have 1.5 million (7 per cent) forced labourers. -There are an estimated 600,000 (3 per cent) victims…show more content…
The majority, 11.8 million (56 %), are subjected to forced labour in their place of origin or residence. Cross-border movement is heavily associated with forced sexual exploitation.”

Case study: Prostitution in Europe:
Most countries in western Europe are quite developed economically and socially. Human trafficking related to prostitution and sex work have been on the rise for a long time and have become a widespread phenomenon. The victims concerned range from women to children to trans genders. Forced prostitution and sexual exploitation should be considered as violations of human dignity. Women find themselves sold into slavery, sometimes by family or friends that are seeking money. About 80% of women and girls who are victims of trafficking are sold into the sex market. More than 253,000 women were put into forced prostitution between
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For example enslavement has a complicated process that includes abduction, abuse physical and mental, false promises and sometimes even imprisonment. These actions violate the most basic human rights such as article 9 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Victims of slavery and forced labour are deprived of their right under article 12 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights to liberty of movement and freedom to choose their residence. All human being have the right to be free and are entitled by the universal declaration of human rights to have freedom of expression, movement and most importantly, as mentioned in article 4 of the declaration, to never have to beheld in servitude or enslaved. They therefore do not have freedom, security of person, dignity or even life as it has been taken away from them. Individuals become economically dependent and are unable to move or to leave which once again causes a violation. Slavery goes against many of our basic human rights if not all this is why the human rights committee must take immediate action as this issue is creating a certain dimension of invisible chaos in the
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