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Chart showing the different kinds of forced labour as defined by the ILO
Forced Labour can be imposed by the state or by private agents. About 20% of cases are state-imposed - this includes people who are made to work by governments, penal systems, the military or rebel groups. However, most forced labour is exacted by private agents for economic exploitation - this includes bonded labour and forced domestic and agricultural work. About 11% of forced labour imposed by private agents takes the form of commercial sexual exploitation.


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