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The Awful Reality of Modern Day Slavery

Here are few shocking facts about modern slavery and human trafficking.

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The modern slavery is known under the name “human trafficking” and refer to illegal immigrants that cannot walk away from work their “masters” provide them with.

Slavery - Human Trafficking

Globally, there are about 35 million slaves in 2015.

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Slaves are much cheaper today than in the past. In the 19th century a slave’s cost was very high (around $19,000 in 2015 money). You can get a slave for as little as $90 in 2015

Alta Gracia, unionized, living wage factory in the Dominican Republic

Over 65% of the slaves live in Asia, and work producing clothes.

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In most countries, slavery most often takes the form of sexual slavery.

vgqZ42xwAP_1397663053860India Tops Global Slavery Index in 2014 With Over 14 Million People Enslaved.

 

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