Forced labour most prevalent in South Asia

Forced labour most prevalent in South Asia
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First Published: Tue, May 12 2009. 11 25 PM IST
Updated: Tue, May 12 2009. 11 25 PM IST
New Delhi: Despite laws banning forced labour, South Asian nations, including India, are the biggest offenders, a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report said. It also highlighted the existence of bonded labour in Tamil Nadu, where brick kiln workers are often not paid their full wages, forcing them to continue to return to the same employers.
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First Published: Tue, May 12 2009. 11 25 PM IST