Modern Day Slavery: Our Solution
By: Haley Smith and Bella Hernandez
What is it?
Where is it?
Why is modern day slavery an issue today?
How it started
- 27 million people are enslaved in the world today, including women, men, and children
- Common areas of work are in the agricultural industry, the sex trade, domestic work, sweatshops, and other forms of forced labor
- Every single minute two or more children are forced into slavery
- Trafficking is a very profitable industry- estimated at 32 billion dollars
- India has the largest slave population in the world (estimated to be over 14 million)
- There are more people enslaved today than at any other point in history
- Despite the fact that slavery is illegal everywhere in the world it is still a huge issue
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