Number of Slaves in the World as of 2013

According to study released by Australian NGO Walk Free Foundation, there are 29.8 million people living as slaves in the world as of 2013.  The foundation defined slaves as people who are in forced labor conditions, victims of human trafficking, children who were bought and sold, and women forced into marriage. India has the most… Continue reading Number of Slaves in the World as of 2013

Child Labor Today

According to the International Labour Organization, there were 168 Million children working in forced labor conditions at the end of 2012. Between 2008 to 2012, the number of children working worldwide dropped from 215 million to 168 million. In Bangladesh, an estimated 7.4 million children between the ages of 5 to 17 were working. (Additional… Continue reading Child Labor Today