Migrant Workers Face Exploitation, Serious Health Consequences: Report

A new study released today (29 July) by IOM and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine offers new insight into the experiences of migrants in situations of labour exploitation, including trafficked persons, in the commonly under-regulated sectors of textiles, mining and construction.Labour Exploitation, Trafficking and Migrant Health is based on 71 in-depth interviews with men and women who had worked (or been trafficked) in these sectors in Argentina, Peru and Kazakhstan. The exploratory study documents the harm and health consequences for these migrant workers.



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