What Forms of Modern Day Slavery Exist?
There are an estimated 21 million people involved in modern day slavery. Expoloitation occurs in many ways, including tough working conditions. The global average for working hours is set at 40 per week, but some countries have been known to exceed 60 hours per week. Commonly exploited working conditions includes hours of work, rest periods, work schedules, minimum wage standards, maximum weekly hour limitations, and maternity protection.