modern slavery

slavery

Blacks Were Enslaved Well into the 1960s

More than 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, there were black people in the Deep South who had no idea they were free. These people were forced to work, violently tortured, and raped.
Antoinette Harrell
2.28.18
Voices

New Immersive Platform Explores Root Causes and Human Toll of the Modern Slave Trade

The focus of a new storytelling platform by the Council on Foreign Relations tells of the over 40 million children and teens enslaved by a multibillion-dollar industry.
Alice Rowsome
2.15.18
INDIA

Satellites are helping root out modern slavery in northern India

Kathleen Caulderwood
8.7.17
uk

UK police raid 280 nail salons in crackdown on modern slavery

Tansy Hoskins
12.30.16
politics

Uzbekistan Is Forcing 'Volunteers' to Toil in Its Cotton Fields

Documents show that the world's fifth-largest cotton exporter is forcing students to sign contracts "volunteering" to work during the harvest season or face expulsion.
Liz Fields
9.15.15
Europe

Why the UK's 'Modern Slavery' Problem Is Only Getting Worse, and New Laws Might Not Help

There are an estimated 8,300 'modern slaves' in the UK. We spoke to Sheila, a former victim, and campaigners who have concerns about legislation currently being debated in the House of Lords.
Sally Hayden
12.12.14
shane smith

VICE on HBO Season 2 Debriefs: Greenland Is Melting & Bonded Labor

Shane Smith investigates why Greenland is melting, and Fazeelat Aslam learns how organizations are rescuing Pakistan's workers from slavery.
VICE News
3.22.14