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Millions of men, women and children are trapped in bonded labour across the region. They are often made to work as a means of repayment for a loan, which can trap whole families over many generations. In some cases bondage is the result of longstanding social or ethnic discrimination. Bonded labour in South Asia is found in agriculture, domestic work, the sex trade, brick kilns, glass industries, tanneries, and other manufacturing industries.

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