New protocol adopted to help eliminate forced labour

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Children, including two girls, are hauling concrete slabs at a Cairo construction site. 01 January 1978. Cairo, Egypt. UN Photo/Jean Pierre Laffont

The International Labour Conference has voted 437 to 8 to adopt a new protocol on forced labour.

Delegates have hailed the move as a major step in the fight against contemporary forms of forced labour.

Pete Forster reports from Geneva.

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