The Pros And Cons Of Modern Slavery

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Recently I attended a STEPS conference for the purpose discussing methods to end poverty sustainably. One of the most important topics that were discussed was Modern Slavery.People are made slaves through force, fraud, and coercion. These slaves are often the cause of bonded labor, sex slavery, forced or child marriage, human trafficking. Almost 48 million slaves exist today in which almost 600,000 to 820,000 humans are traded internationally. India, Pakistan, Iran, China, Cambodia are some of the few countries which harbor modern slavery in areas such as Restaurants, Bars, Massage Shops, Agriculture, Labor. It is not only limited to only a few countries, but it still extends itself to almost all the part of the world including countries such