These fisheries have taken children from villages. Some families believe the children will be getting an education and are better off. Others just need the money and participate as a
7,000 - 10,000
child slaves in the fishing industry
The children DO NOT consent.
This is considered human trafficking and child SLAVERY
They work 14 hour days with little food, clothing or rest. They are beaten and forced to participate in heavy labor including pulling hundreds of pounds of fish and untangling nets deep in the water. Many drown.