Food Chain Slaves

It is a nation built on the abolition of slavery, but there are at least 40,000 slaves in the US today.

Child slaves

There are at least 8.4 million child slaves in the world today, many of them held as forced labour.

Charcoal slaves

Poverty-stricken men from the north of Brazil are often lured to remote camps where they are used as slave labour.

Sex slaves

There are an estimated 1.4 million sex slaves in the world today and international trafficking is on the rise.

Prison slaves

China is the world's factory, but does a dark secret lurk behind this apparent success story?

Bridal slaves

India has the world's largest number of slaves, among them an increasing number of women and girls sold into marriage.

Shining a light on slavery

This new series gives a voice to modern-day slaves, goes in search of the slave masters and asks why slavery persists.

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