If someone shows a number of these characteristics, they might be being exploited.
No freedom of movement
If a person:
- is unable to communicate freely
- allows others to speak for them when they're spoken to
- has limited family contact
- shows signs that their movements are being controlled
- is being forced to work to pay off a debt (even if they are ill)
- is over-dependent on others
- doesn't have their passport, travel documents or ID as someone is holding them.