An Indonesian recruitment agency promised them good jobs at sea. Instead they were trafficked to Somalia and forced to work for no pay on a Chinese fishing vessel. Human traffickers exploit women, children and men — mostly for forced labor and sex work.
Malnourished, abused and unable to escape. That’s the fate of countless men who believed they had scored a promising job on a fishing boat, but ended up as modern-era slaves. Victims of human traffickers.Just how many slaves are out there is difficult to assess.