October 17, 2013
A Map of the World's 30 Million Slaves
Max Fisher, Washington Post
The Associated Press
We think of slavery as a practice of the past, an image from Roman colonies or 18th-century American plantations, but the practice of enslaving human beings as property still exists. There are 29.8 million people living as slaves right now, according to a comprehensive new report issued by the Australia-based Walk Free Foundation.