Publisher:Groundwood Books, 2008Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
"[The Groundwork Guides] are excellent books, mandatory for school libraries and the increasing body of young people prepared to take ownership of the situations and problems previous generations have left them." -- Globe and Mail. Twenty-seven million people -- young and old, men and women -- are locked in bondage worldwide. Slavery Today traces the products created by this inhuman system from the jungle and farm through the global markets and into our lives and homes. Co-authored by the world's leading experts on modern slavery, it unpacks the controversies over prostitution and the buying back of slaves while setting out solutions and demonstrating how readers can get involved in the global anti-slavery movement.Subject(s): Slave labor | Slavery | Slave trade | Human trafficking | Forced labor | Poor--EmploymentOriginal Publisher: [S.l.], Groundwood Books LtdLanguage(s): English