Debt Bondage

Peonage, also known as debt slavery or bonded labour, is the pledge of a person's services as security for the repayment for a debt or other obligation, where the terms of the repayment are not clearly or reasonably stated, and the person who is holding the debt thus has some control over the laborer. Freedom is assumed on debt repayment. The services required to repay the debt may be undefined, and the services' duration may be undefined, thus allowing the person supposedly owed the debt to demand services indefinitely. Debt bondage can be passed on from generation to generation.Currently, debt …

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World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

freedom, abuse of authority or moral ascendancy, debt- bondage or deception including any work or service


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

This report was prepared by the Ghana Social Sustainability and Inclusion (SSI) team to shed light on the prevalence and risks of child labor in Ghana and provide a step-by-step …

such as the sale and trafficking of children, debt bondage and serfdom, and forced or compulsory labor


World Bank Group · 1 June 2024 English

This report was prepared by the Ghana Social Sustainability and Inclusion (SSI) team to shed light on the prevalence and risks of child labor in Ghana and provide a step-by-step …

such as the sale and trafficking of children, debt bondage and serfdom, and forced or compulsory labor


World Bank Group · 21 May 2024 English

(Article 59) No gaps Forced labour, including debt bondage, is prohibited in any form. Suppliers to certify to ensure that no forced labour (including debt bondage labour) or child labour (except as permitted


Fred Hollows Foundation · 20 May 2024 English

The Fred Hollows Foundation Modern Slavery Statement

labour right to sight, good health and self- debt bondage determination. forced marriage, and In addition


ODI: Overseas Development Institute · 14 May 2024

Estimating the impact of irregular and unsustainable fishing of distant-water fishing fleets in Ecuador, Peru, Senegal, Ghana, and the Philippines Report Fishy Business Estimating the impact of irregular and unsustainable …

leading to the potential for intergenerational debt bondage. Other vessels stayed at sea for more than two


EU: European Union · 14 May 2024 English

through illegal employment, under-paid jobs or debt bondage, exploitative living conditions or being forced


UN: The United Nations · 7 May 2024 English

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basic services.44 Migrant women are often in debt bondage even before entering prostitution owing to the recognizing prostitution as employment, and are in debt bondage with their pimps and traffickers. Legalization


CIRANO: Centre for Interuniversity Research and Analysis on Organizations · 7 May 2024 English

Les initiatives visant la réduction des PGA les plus rapportées par les répondants incluent l’activité de glanage, qui consiste en la cueillette et le partage des surplus; la récupération de …

out involuntarily for various reasons (e.g. debt bondage, forced child labour)] 61 ANNEXE 3 – Questionnaire


UN: The United Nations · 2 May 2024 English

19 p.

significantly below the minimum wage in a form of debt bondage. Addressing these issues should be an absolute


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