Slavery is defined as a system in
which one human being was owned by another. The main types of
slavery are as follows:
- Forced Labor: It
describes all types of coerced work that an individual must provide
against his or her will. They are treated as a property to be
- Bonded Labor or Debt
Labor: It describes slavery in which an individual is
compelled to work in order to repay a debt. It differs from other
forms in that, oftentimes the laborer and the employer initially
enter into a mutual agreement.
- Sex Slavery: It
describes women, men or children that are exploited in the
commercial sex industry, which may include: pornography,
prostitution, erotic entertainment, strip clubs, online escort
services, residential brothels, hostess clubs, fake massage parlors
or any exchange of a sex act for something of value.
- Child Slavery: It
describes all child labor obtained from individuals under the age
of 18 through the means of force, deception or coercion.
Servitude: It describes slaves that are forced to work in
extremely hidden workplaces, that are private homes. Domestic
workers become slaves when their employer uses force, fraud or
coercion to control or convince an employee that they have no
choice but to continue working.