IOM - Informed Migration


If migrants travel abroad for work irregularly, there is always the risk that some unscrupulous employers will exploit that irregular situation for their own criminal benefit.

This exploitation of labour may imply limited freedom, movement and choice, physical and psychological abuse, limited access to healthcare and other important services. 

Another common characteristic of labour exploitation is that people work in hazardous conditions for an inadequate salary, or sometimes even without any pay at all. 

It is therefore extremely important to collect information on the reality of working abroad, before you actually travel there.

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