Making Contact’s Monica Lopez interviews Filipino migration expert, Professor Robyn Magalit Rodriguez, on the circumstances in the Philippines and the US that drive Filipinos to work abroad.
One of the most common forms of trafficking is labor trafficking: compelling people to work through fraud, force, or coercion. The International Labor Organization estimates 20.1 million people are trapped in forced labor globally, in industries including agriculture, construction, domestic work, and manufacturing. Who does this happen to? And how does it happen?