If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – do not worry! With this glossary we would like to guide you through the specific technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).

Forced labour

The term forced labour describes work or services undertaken by a person under duress or threat, in circumstances where the person has not offered him/herself voluntarily.

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