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Essays on Slavery

Trafficking: Slaves on the Move

Millions trapped in foreign lands, forced to work under the threat of violence Anita Sharma Bhattarai, a Nepali woman, had faced a difficult life: Her husband mistreated her and the children and when she separated […]

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Essays on Slavery

Slavery: A Worldwide Evil

From India to Indiana, more people are enslaved today than ever before By Charles Jacobs, President, American Anti-Slavery Group In 1993, Abdul Momen traveled to the town of Tungipara, 25 miles from Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, […]

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"Escape from Slavery"

Escape from Slavery

“Run!” yelled Nyabol. “Leave your things and run!” I raced from the marketplace — and right into a huge horse with a militiaman pointing a gun at me. I stopped; I could not move. The […]

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External Links

Other Sites on Modern Slavery

U.S. State Department – Human Trafficking http://www.state.gov/g/tip/ This is the official U.S. State Department Web site on human trafficking. Features the 2009 report, Trafficking in Human Beings. Human Trafficking & Modern-day Slavery http://www.gvnet.com/humantrafficking A comprehensive […]

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Modern Slavery 101

Modern Slavery 101

Contrary to popular belief, slavery didn’t end with Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Experts estimate that today there are 27 million people enslaved around the world. It’s happening in countries on all six inhabited continents. And […]