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Belarus: Forced Labour

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 117379, tabled on 4 December 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has assessed the extent to which forced labour is used in Belarus.

Answered on

7 December 2017

Belarus is a source, transit and destination country for individuals subjected to sex trafficking and forced labour. Our Embassy in Minsk has provided £100,000 of project funding to support the implementation of Council of Europe and UN recommendations on preventing human trafficking and gender inequality.

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