Slavery was abolished internationally in the early 19th century, but it did not end there. In fact, there are more slaves today than ever before, estimated at around 45.8 million worldwide. In this article, Hannah Richter discusses both domestic and international slavery laws in an attempt to discover why they do not work, and what we can do to protect victims of slavery and abolish it once and for all.
If you find this article interesting and would like to get involved in campaigning, René Cassin runs a Modern Day Slavery campaign group that supports the organisations work to combat slavery in the UK. Email [email protected] to find out more.
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