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exploitation

Definition(s)

The act of taking advantage of something or someone, in particular the act of taking unjust advantage of another for one’s own benefit (e.g. sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs).

Source(s)

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Translations

  • BG: експлоатация
  • CS: vykořisťování
  • DE: Ausbeutung
  • EL: εκμετάλλευση
  • EN: exploitation
  • ES: explotación
  • ET: ärakasutamine
  • FI: hyväksikäyttö
  • FR: exploitation
  • GA: dúshaothrú
  • HU: kizsákmányolás
  • IT: sfruttamento
  • LT: išnaudojimas
  • LV: izmantošana
  • MT: Sfruttament
  • NL: uitbuiting
  • PL: wykorzystywanie
  • PT: exploração
  • RO: exploatare
  • SK: vykorisťovanie
  • SL: izkoriščanje
  • SV: utnyttjande
  • NO: utnyttelse (b); utnytting (n)

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

Art. 2(3) of Directive 2011/36/EU (Anti-Trafficking Directive) states that exploitation includes, as a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, including begging, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude, or the exploitation of criminal activities, or the removal of organs.