Podcast: 'In Chains' Episode 4: Forced Labor and Human Trafficking in the Fishing Industry
11 May 2021
New Journal Article in International Law
Vasco Becker-Weinberg, "Time to Get Serious about Combating Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in Fisheries", in The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law
Forced labor and human trafficking in fisheries, albeit present in most parts of the world, have gone unnoticed for many years. Fishers at sea are out of sight for a long time, living in difficult and sometimes inhumane conditions.
But this problem does not affect just fishers. It is much more complicated than we think and can impact a great part of our lives. How, exactly?
Prof. Vasco Becker-Weinberg from the NOVA School of Law, Lisbon, Portugal, and author of “Time to Get Serious about Combating Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in Fisheries,” explains further, in the fourth episode of our themed series In Chains.
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