Forced labour can take many different forms.
Victims are often tricked into jobs where they are paid little or nothing and then cannot leave because they have been manipulated into debt or had their identity documents confiscated.
Poverty, illiteracy, discrimination and migration are some of the factors that make workers more vulnerable to forced labour.
A man, looking of a job, accepts a "good" offer from a recruiter.— ILO (@ilo) November 20, 2016
Once at the destination, the reality is different: https://t.co/qtzu47RxT9 pic.twitter.com/FHEavw6kD1
Explore the ILO's InfoStory to discover how someone looking for work can become trapped in forced labour.