Thursday, September 21, 2017

Slavery: Still with us


Slavery: Still with us
In 1981 Mauritania became the last country in the world to abolish slavery. It now is banned everywhere, but a new report finds that many forms of forced labour remain widespread. Last year 25m people around the world were in some type of imposed servitude. Even after excluding involuntary prostitution, almost three-fifths of those in forced labour in private enterprises are women, writes our data team
 
 
 

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