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Global development podcast: modern-day slavery in focus - The Guardian

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Global development podcast: modern-day slavery in focus
The Guardian
How far is globalised trade driving modern slavery as it increases the demand for ever-cheaper goods?
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This was a nice change from all of the articles.  It is a podcast on modern slavery which offers a lot of good information on modern slavery, including good definitions of modern slavery and examples from experts on modern slavery.

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Freedom for the captives - The Economist (blog)

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Freedom for the captives
The Economist (blog)
One such enemy, you might think, is human trafficking, especially of minors.
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This article shows a bit more of what is being done about modern slavery and human trafficking.  It talks about some organizations, both state and religious trying to work together, but not being impressed with the results.

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Petula Dvorak: Escaping From modern-day slavery - Lincoln Journal Star

Petula Dvorak: Escaping From modern-day slavery - Lincoln Journal Star | Modern Slavery | Scoop.it
Petula Dvorak: Escaping From modern-day slavery Lincoln Journal Star What her captors did -- the seizing of the passport, the threats, the isolation -- is textbook human trafficking, according to Carolina De Los Rios, the director of Client...
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This article gives a good look into the life of someone who has been in a modern slavery/ human trafficing incident.  It also gives a little insight into how human trafficing is an issue right here in America, not just in undeveloped countries.

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Will the State Department sanction China and Russia for human trafficking? - Foreign Policy (blog)

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Will the State Department sanction China and Russia for human trafficking?
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This offers perspective into what is being done on a global and governmental scale to deal with human trafficking. It focuses mostly on China and Russia, while hilighting the system for rating countries and their efforts to get rid of modern slavery and human trafficking.

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Nigerian Girls Sold Into Sex Slavery in Italy - Daily Beast

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Nigerian Girls Sold Into Sex Slavery in Italy
Daily Beast
Now it is something like a one-stop sex supermarket where up to 600 Nigerian prostitutes can be found at a time along a 30-kilometer stretch of the pot-holed road.
Nathan G. Wunz's insight:

This article shows a bit of human sex slavery abroad, more specifically in Italy.  It is a struggle there because of the government set up, there is no government funded organization to help these people.  They have little funding and power, making it difficult to accomplish much in trying to help these people. 

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