Slavery Around the World

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You may think that slavery is a thing of the past, but as these slides attest, human trafficking is a major problem around the world today. This photo shows a woman in her early 20s who was trafficked into a blue jean sweatshop in Thailand, where she was made to work 20 hours a day with little to eat and no pay, before escaping.

[Image:  Kay Chernush for the U.S. State Department]

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