CNN: The Freedom Project
From The CNN Freedom Project: Many Forms of Slavery Exist:
Slavery still exists. Of that there isn’t much dispute, if any. But how widespread is what many experts call modern-day slavery?
Estimates range from about 10 million to 30 million, according to policymakers, activists, journalists and scholars.
This year CNN will join the fight to end modern-day slavery and shine a spotlight on the horrors of modern-day slavery, amplify the voices of the victims, highlight success stories and help unravel the complicated tangle of criminal enterprises trading in human life.
Though traditional chains of slavery are gone, slavery is still very much with the world. In the video below, CNN’s Becky Anderson reports on the worldwide issue.