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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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We have made great progress over the past few years in the fight against modern day slavery and human trafficking, none of which would have been possible without the passion and determination of advocates here in Tennessee and across the country who are fighting for change on behalf of the more than 27 million people in slavery today around the world.
The 2016 Global Slavery Index estimates that 161,000 people live in slave-like conditions in Brazil, South America's largest country, mostly in the agricultural sector.
Finkelman explores the slavery jurisprudence of Chief Justice John Marshall (1755-1835), Associate Justice Joseph Story (1779-1845), and Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney (1777-1864)--the three most important justices in antebellum America.
The policy includes a statement in which the council says it is 'absolutely committed' to preventing slavery and human trafficking in its corporate activities and to ensuring its supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking.
Direct slavery is as much the pivot upon which our present-day industrialism turns as are machinery, credit, etc.
Where other works have focused on the development of the plantation complex and religious justifications for slavery, Guasco focuses on the development of slavery as a legal entity in the British Atlantic.
As Mrs May announced she would chair a taskforce charged with co-ordinating Government policy against modern slavery, and pump an extra PS33.
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 slavery still remains.
The highest estimated prevalence of modern slavery by the proportion of its population was found in North Korea with 1 in every 20 people - or 4.
Slavery and the Founders is a tedious book, but now in its third edition, it has become a minor classic.
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation, by David Brion Davis.
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.
An estimated 30 million people worldwide are living in modern-day slavery, according to the inaugural Global Slavery Index published last week.