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Confronting root causes: forced labour in global supply chains

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10 January, 2018

Please see this new report by openDemocracy, showing, inter alia, the intricate connections between migration and mobility policies and the global economic structure.

“The question thus becomes: exactly which aspects of poverty and globalisation are responsible for the endemic labour exploitation frequently described with the terms forced labour, human trafficking or modern slavery? Which global economic processes ensure a constant and low-cost supply of highly exploitable and coerced workers? And which dynamics trigger a demand among businesses for their exploitation, making it possible for them to profit from it?”

To access the report, please click here

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