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"Poverty and lack of education" increases slavery

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Lack of education and poverty pushes people into forced labour and slavery according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Almost 21 million people are victims of forced labour, the UN agency says. They…

28 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Survivor's plea for quicker action to end Yazidis' sexual slavery

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Victims of dreadful sexual violence committed by ISIL extremists in Iraq need to see quicker action from the international…

1 Sep 2016 /

News in Brief 23 August 2016 (AM)

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"All of humanity" is part of the slave trade story: UNESCO chief "All of humanity" is part of the…

23 Aug 2016 /

Millions still living in servitude, slavery worldwide: UN

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The racism that prevails in today's societies and seen in "untold acts" of discrimination, bias and prejudice can be…

29 Mar 2016 /
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