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Watch: Do you think slavery has been abolished? Think again.

Jul 21, 2016

Watch: Do you think slavery has been abolished? Think again.

As many as 18.3 million Indians live in conditions listed as "modern slavery" in 2016 #Life #Freedom #Slavery #Reliance Jio #liberty #jio #Shareworthy #enslavement
From malnutrion to rape: Millions in India suffer the horrors of slavery

Jun 01, 2016

From malnutrion to rape: Millions in India suffer the horrors of slavery

On Tuesday, India topped a global slavery index counting some 18.35 million modern slaves — or 40 percent of a global total of 45.8 million. #Human trafficking #NewsTracker #Slavery #Bonded labour #Kailash Satyarthi #Save the Childhood Movement #People's Vigilance Committee on Human Rights
India tops world slavery list, but charity cites improvement

Jun 01, 2016

India tops world slavery list, but charity cites improvement

A charity aimed at rescuing children from forced labor says that while India tops a recent global slavery index, the situation is improving in the South Asian nation. #China #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Slavery #Kailash Satyarthi #The Walk Free Foundation #Ramesh Senge
India has highest number of people trapped in modern slavery: study

May 31, 2016

India has highest number of people trapped in modern slavery: study

More than 45 million men, women and children globally are trapped in modern slavery, far more than previously thought, with two-thirds in the Asia-Pacific, a study showed Tuesday. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #North Korea #Asia-Pacific #Slavery #Walk Free Foundation #Andrew Forrest
Move over, Andrew Jackson! Harriet Tubman will now be on US $20 bill

Apr 21, 2016

Move over, Andrew Jackson! Harriet Tubman will now be on US $20 bill

Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will be the new face on the $20 bill. #ThingsWeLike #Slavery #Lincoln Memorial #Shareworthy #American Civil War #Harriet Tubman #$20 bill #US currency #abolitionist
'A person who inherits black people's blood': Japanese lawmaker criticised for linking Obama to slaves

Feb 18, 2016

'A person who inherits black people's blood': Japanese lawmaker criticised for linking Obama to slaves

A Japanese lawmaker is being criticised for saying President Barack Obama was a descendant of black slaves and therefore would have been an unthinkable choice in America's early history #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Slavery #Liberal Democratic Party #Kazuya Maruyama #US History #US-Japan relations
Indonesia navy nabs cargo ship loaded with slave-caught fish

Aug 13, 2015

Indonesia navy nabs cargo ship loaded with slave-caught fish

A massive refrigerated cargo ship believed to be loaded with slave-caught fish has been seized by Indonesia's navy and brought to shore after an Associated Press report alerted authorities about its presence in the country's waters, officials said Thursday. #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Fisheries #Navy #Slavery
At 14.3 mn, India has the highest number of people trapped in slavery: survey

Nov 18, 2014

At 14.3 mn, India has the highest number of people trapped in slavery: survey

India has nearly 14.3 million people, including children, "trapped" in modern-day slavery, ranking fifth in a list of countries brought out by the Global Slavery Index 2014. #India #didyouknow #NewsTracker #Slavery #Bonded labour #Global Slavery Index 2014
1,200 years of servitude: PM Modi offers food for thought

Jun 13, 2014

1,200 years of servitude: PM Modi offers food for thought

The question, it seems, is not about foreign rule or local rule, but about 'slavery' or subservience to a foreign power that gave birth to slave mentality. #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Slavery #Ghoris #Ghaznavis #Mughals #Britishers
British police interview rescued women 'slaves' for first time

Nov 28, 2013

British police interview rescued women 'slaves' for first time

Three women, allegedly enslaved for 30 years here by an Indian-origin man and his Tanzanian wife, were for the first time interviewed by the British police today. #UK #Slavery #British police #Tanania #Indian origin man #Siti Aishah #Josephine Herivel