Modern-day slavery a growing problem in wealthy countries: report

Slavery isn’t a problem restricted to developing nations.

    Modern-day slavery in rich countries is far higher than previously thought.

    The latest Global Slavery Index report found more than 40 million people across the world are living in slavery.

     

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from the UN Headquarters in New York.


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