Council on Foreign Relations: Modern Slavery


Slavery occurs in the gulags of North Korea, on the battlefields of Iraq and Syria, and in the brothels of Eastern Europe. Its victims are children forced into military action in the Democratic Republic of Congo or born into debt bondage at brick kilns in India, young men laboring on rickety fishing boats in Thailand, and children and women pressed into domestic servitude in Haiti.

This overview by Council on Foreign Relations uses country-specific case studies to highlight the various forms of trafficking across the globe. It is paired with extensive resources and guides. See the full project here.

For the section on the United States, CFR licensed content my domestic minor sex trafficking reportage--the work that later became the feature film The Long Night.

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