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Modern-day slavery: an explainer

posted on April 4th 2013 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

Slavery was abolished by most countries 150 years ago, but bonded and forced labour, trafficking and exploitation persist.

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) conservatively estimates that around 21 million people are trapped in in some form of slavery. Slave labour props up both legal and illegal industry and commerce throughout the world.

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