Forced Labor Generates Annual Profits of $150 Billion
According to the International Labour Organization, global forced labor generates an illegal profit of $150 billion every year. Two thirds of that comes from sexual exploitation and an estimated $51 billion stems from economic exploitation. Globally, the Asia-Pacific region profits the most from forced labor with annual illegal earnings of $51.8 billion.
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