Key Considerations for an EU Instrument to Control the Importation of Forced Labour Products into the EU

Forced labour is publicly recognised as the most common form of modern slavery, and in many cases, it affects the most vulnerable and excluded groups in society. Currently, it is estimated that 16 million people are in forced labour in the private sector at any given time. Due to the scale of this abuse, the result is that many companies active in the European Union provide products and services on the single market which have forced labour in their value chains. Civil society has long called for the EU to tackle this issue and ensure that companies acting in the EU are tackling and removing forced labour from their value chains.

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