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Slavery, Forced Labor 2019

The International Labor Organization estimates that 40 million people are victims of modern slavery. This includes 40 million people in forced labor and 15 million people in forced marriage. This means that there are 5.4 victims of modern slavery for every thousand people in the world, about 0.5 percent. (ILO 2017)

Slavery is not a thing of the past, it still exists today affecting millions Shannon Scribner Inter Press Service February 28, 2019

Behind illicit massage parlors lie a vast crime network and modern indentured servitude Nicholas Kulish, Frances Robles and Patricia Mazzei New York Times March 2, 2019