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Article 1

Each Member of the International Labour Organization which ratifies this Convention undertakes to suppress and not to make use of any form of forced or compulsory labour-

  • As a means of political coercion or education or as a punishment for holding or expressing political views or views ideologically opposed to the established political, social or economic system;

  • As a method of mobilizing and using labour for purposes of economic development;

  • As a means of labour discipline;

  • As a punishment for having participated in strikes;

  • As a means of racial, social, national or religious discrimination