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Mar 07, 2017
US Housing Secy Ben Carson: Slaves were 'involuntary immigrants'US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson described slaves as immigrants and argued that the label fits anyone who comes into a country from the outside — even "involuntary immigrants", the media reported.
Mar 01, 2017
Indians enslaved: Remembering a pernicious history of organised labour through cultural eventsAbout a hundred years ago in March 1917, a pernicious system of organised labour came to an end. The indenture system under which Indian men, women and children were contracted to work as agricultural labour in distant colonies was abolished in 1917 after a long agitation in India. The Indian indenture system was the largest organized migration of its time. From 1835 to 1917, over a million Indians were taken to British, French and Dutch colonies and put to work.
Feb 16, 2017
Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex traffickingAshton Kutcher and his ex-wife Demi Moore co-founded Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children, an organisation that builds software to tackle sex trafficking
Dec 09, 2016
Kailash Satyarthi writes for Firstpost: From India a strong voice for children will riseBe it the mines, fields, brick kilns, or carpet looms, the condition of children working in them is inhuman and a concerted global effort is needed to protect their childhood, writes Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi in Firstpost.
Nov 21, 2016
Ban on Zakir Naik not the end; India needs vigilance to save Muslim youthBanning Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) will not undo the messages he has preached to youth all these years, there is a need to keep a continuous vigil
Nov 07, 2016
US presidential election 2016: Brief history of women and their role in American politicsWomen’s political capital has waxed and waned at different points in US history. In light of the fact that America might soon be electing a woman president, it is worth learning a bit more about women’s accumulation of political power through US.history.
Oct 10, 2016
Dutch union plans to sue Fifa over worker abuse in Qatar during World Cup preparationsThe summon comes after Qatar has been accused of abusing the rights of more than 5,000 workers helping to build the facilities for the Gulf state which will host the 2022 World Cup.
Oct 07, 2016
US authorities raid backpage.com and arrest the CEO on allegations of sex-traffickingState agents raided the Dallas offices of adult classified ad portal Backpage and arrested Chief Executive Officer Carl Ferrer following allegations that adult and child sex-trafficking victims were forced into prostitution through escort ads posted on the site.
Jul 27, 2016
Not Bill Clinton, but Michelle Obama is Hillary's best weapon against TrumpEven Donald Trump seems to have been taken in by Michelle's speech, telling Hollywood Reporter: "I thought her delivery was excellent... I thought she did a very good job. I liked her speech."
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