Tuesday, April 9, 2013

"ILO: 600,000 'tricked and trapped' into labor in Middle East"

“An estimated 600,000 people are "tricked and trapped" into both forced employment and sexual exploitation in the Middle East, the UN's labor agency said on Tuesday.
The International Labor Organization, issuing the findings of a two-year study based on 650 interviews, called for an overhaul of employment practices in the region, notably an end to the "kafala" system of sponsorships.

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