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the state of being under the control of another person

the practice of owning slaves

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work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay

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The report, which was previewed at the recent Freedom from Slavery Forum, will be discussed at an upcoming event "Deloitte's Expert Anti-Human Trafficking (AHT) Panel" featuringJustine Currell , deputy head of the modern slavery unit, UK Home Office; andAndrew Wallis , founder and CEO of nonprofit Unseen.
The Modern Slavery Act, the first of its kind in Europe, introduced protections for victims and harsher penalties for offenders, who now face up to life imprisonment if they are convicted of modern slavery offences.
Common commitment to inspire spiritual and practical action by all world faiths and people of goodwill everywhere to eradicate modern slavery
The study does not find there is much slavery in Iran, but says the government of the Islamic Republic is doing next-to-nothing to stamp out what little slavery still remains.
In its second annual report, the 2014 Global Slavery Index (GSI) said that due to new methods, some 20 percent more people are enslaved around the world that previously thought.
THE work done at a North Wales port to tackle "horrific" modern-day slavery has been commended by a Welsh Government minister.
Summary: Nouakchott to up special tribunal to prosecute suspects accused of involvement in slavery, economic projects to help victims.
The regret expressed by several top universities in recent years for their connection to slavery has led to a number of institutions probing to uncover how deeply linked they were to the slave enterprise.
ISLAMABAD -- International day for Abolition of Slavery 2013 will be observed on December 2 with focus on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery.
org/) Walk Free Foundations , an Australian-based organization, cited through the Global Slavery Index that there are about 29 million people worldwide who live in reality of modern slavery daily.
As the remit of this series is to show the universality of slavery during the period covered, the twenty-six essays (excluding the introduction) are divided into eight geographic units: Africa and Asia Minor, Asia, Indigenous Americans, the western hemisphere after the arrival of Europeans, cultural and demographic patterns in 'the Americas', legal structures, economics and the movement of slaves in the 'Atlantic world', and resistance by slaves.
The story of slavery in the US has tended to focus on the crucial decades 1831-1861, which witnessed the rise of the abolitionist movement, various acts of rebellion, and the Civil War.
LIVERPOOL was Europe's leading slave trading port up to abolition in 1807 but slavery still exists in different forms.