Reading Time: 3 minutesMany in Western, developed nations believe that slavery has been long abolished. In reality it is a thriving multi-billion dollar industry — some estimate it is generating $35 billion annually. The UN believes that …
This year CNN will join the fight to end modern-day slavery and shine a spotlight on the horrors of modern-day slavery, amplify the voices of the victims, highlight success stories and share ways that everyone can make a difference.
Sub-Saharan Africa. Contemporary Africa; Slavery on the Barbary Coast; Barbary slave trade; Slave Coast; Angola; Chad; Ethiopia; Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Somalia
Since 2011 CNN has been shining a light on modern-day slavery. Traveling the world to unravel the tangle of criminal enterprises trading in human life. Amplifying the voices of survivors. Holding governments and businesses accountable
Mar 04, 2011 · It is a story which is shocking and tough. The levels of slavery and people trafficking today are greater than at any point in history. The victims are those unable to defend themselves, those who innocently trust the intentions of others, those who can easily be made to disappear. But there are also many examples of great …
Definition. The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons agency of the United States Department of State says that ” ‘modern slavery’, ‘trafficking in persons’, and ‘human trafficking’ have been used as umbrella terms for the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex …
New York, UNITED STATES — It is shocking to believe that slavery still exists today! With 27 million individuals enslaved around the world, it is paramount – and part of our duty – to bring awareness to modern-day slavery in hopes of ending this global atrocity.
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Jan 08, 2012 · In a recent interview with Siddharth Kara, fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy college and one of the world’s foremost experts on human trafficking and modern day slavery, we discussed the evolution of his effort, the current landscape of these issues, challenges