More Than 29 Million People Live As Slaves, According To New Report

October 18, 2013   // 0 Comments

By Sara Gates Modern slavery may be a much larger problem than recently estimated. In its inaugural Global Slavery Index, released Thursday, the Walk Free Foundationrevealed that more than 29 million people around the world are living in slavery. That's higher than the U.S. State Department's estimate of 27 million and well above the International Labor Organization's estimate of 21 million. “I...

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