Slavery: A 21st Century Evil

On May 27, 2012, in Free Documentries, by admin

Slavery: A 21st Century EvilStepping into a lives of group and women who until recently were slaves final a softest of treads.

The knowledge of being deferential – forced to work for no pay, mostly underneath a hazard of assault and with no wish of escape, browns low and leaves wounds that take a prolonged time to heal.

From bankrupt and mostly ignorant Thai farmers to women forced into prostitution; from group duped into work in Brazil’s heartless colourless attention to whole families trapped as connected labourers in Pakistan’s feudal section kilns; we met and filmed dozens of slaves for this series.

Food Chain Slaves. It is a nation built on a extermination of slavery, though there are during slightest 40,000 slaves in a US today. In a opening part of Slavery: A 21st Century Evil, Al Jazeera’s Rageh Omaar investigates food sequence work in a US.

Sex slaves. There are an estimated 1.4 million sex slaves in a universe currently and general trafficking is on a rise.

Bonded Slaves. It is a form of work that is upheld down from one era to a next, enslaving millions.

Child Slaves. There are during slightest 8.4 million child slaves in a universe today, many of them hold as forced labour.

Charcoal Slaves. Poverty-stricken group from a north of Brazil are mostly lured to remote camps where they are used as worker labour.

Bridal Slaves. In a midst of widespread poverty, fueled by mercantile inequality and prevalent corruption, a new form of work – spousal work – has flourished in India. Women and immature girls are sole for as small as $120 to group who mostly abuse them.

Prison Slaves. Over a past 20 years China has turn a world’s biggest exporter of consumer goods. But behind this apparent success story is a dim tip – millions of group and women sealed adult in prisons and forced into complete primer labour.

Bonus: Al Jazeera work debate. Luis C d’Baca from a US State Department Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Kevin Bales, boss of Free a Slaves; David Batstone, boss of Not for Sale; and Joy Ezeilo, UN Special Rapporteur for Trafficking in Persons.

Watch a full documentary now (playlist – 3 hours, 42 minutes)

 

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