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    Help against female genitale mutilation (FGM)

    Here you can read what are FGM. If you are in need of protection or medical treatment, in Italy you have the right to free health assistance and legal advice. YOU CAN:– Go to the website:, where you will find an informative video.– Call the number 3494393267 YOU ARE ENTITLED TO THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:– […] More

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    Forced marriage in 2024

    Forced marriage is a complex and highly gendered practice. Although men and boys are also forced to marry, it predominantly affects women and girls. Forced marriages occur in every region of the world and cut across ethnic, cultural, and religious lines. The many drivers of forced marriage are closely linked to longstanding patriarchal attitudes and […] More

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    Types of forced labour in 2024

    Forced labour, as set out in the ILO Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No.29), refers to “all work or service which is exacted from any person under the menace of any penalty and for which the said person has not offered himself voluntarily.” Forced labour does not depend on the type or sector of work, but […] More

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    Forced Labour in 2024

    Modern slavery, as defined for the purpose of the global estimates, is comprised of two principal components – forced labour and forced marriage. Both refer to situations of exploitation that a person cannot refuse or cannot leave because of threats, violence, deception, abuse of power or other forms of coercion.The scourge of modern slavery has […] More

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    Forced Marriage in 2024 (part II)

    Forced marriage refers to situations where a person has been forced to marry without giving their consent. A forced marriage might occur under physical, emotional, or financial duress as a result of deception by family members, the spouse, or others, or by the use of force or threats or severe pressure. These marriages are prohibited […] More

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    Forced commercial sexual exploitation in 2024

    This sub-section refers to persons in forced labour imposed by private actors for commercial sexual exploitation. This category of forced labour includes adults’forced involvement in commercial sexual exploitation, in production of sexual abuse materials, and in new forms of Internet-based commercial sexual exploitation. It also includes all forms of commercial sexual exploitation involving children.The 2021 […] More

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