2015•12•02 The Huffington Post
This Huffington Post article, by Nick Grono, was co-authored by Dr James Cockayne, Head of Office, United Nations University Office at the United Nations.
Slavery still thrives around the world. Although enslavement is recognized as a crime against humanity, recent estimates put the number of slaves alive today at between 20.9 and 35.8 million. 5.5 million are children.
Where are they? In two new reports we are publishing to mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, our organizations argue that slavery is embedded throughout the global economy.