What is modern-day slavery?
Slavery is an umbrella term for activities involved when one person obtains or holds another person in compelled service.
Someone is in slavery if they are:
The Centre for Social Justice Report (2013) further states that the term 'modern slavery' includes the definitions below:
HUMAN TRAFFICKING SLAVERY
The status or condition of a person over whom any or all of the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised (129 Convention; approved in defining Art 4 ECHR: Siladin v France (ECHR, 2005).
An obligation to provide one’s services that is imposed by the use of coercion, and is to be linked with the concept of ‘slavery’ described above (Siladin v France, ECHR (2005).
All work or service which is exacted from any person under the menace of any penalty and for which the said person has not offered himself voluntarily.