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.
Listen to the previous episodes of 'In Chains':
- Episode 1 with Raphael Lambert on
Slave Trade and Community
- Episode 2 with Alexis Martig on
Slaving Zones in the Modern World
- Episode 3 with Aexis Aronowitz on
Labor Exploitation and Human Trafficking in Businesses.
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