Slavery: A 21st Century Evil

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

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Charcoal slaves

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

|   Latin America, Brazil

Sex slaves

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

|   Moldova, slavery, Europe

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Prison slaves

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

| China

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Bridal slaves

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

| Human trafficking, India, Women

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Slavery: A 21st Century Evil

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