"Then he will be sold into debt bondage to the State of Rome for a period of not less than seven years."
And no Roman sends his little brother into debt bondage.
Children could also be sold into debt bondage, which was sometimes ordered by a court of law.
Some trafficking victims are kept locked up, and many of them are subjected to debt bondage.
Another form of or name for this practice is debt bondage.
Poverty, and more general lack of economic security, compelled some people to enter debt bondage.
This and the line "I owe my soul to the company store" is a reference to the truck system and to debt bondage.
It is often performed during the festival of Thaipusam and emphasizes debt bondage.
Many children in developing countries are forced into debt bondage and other forms of near slavery.