Each day, people are tricked, coerced, or forced into exploitative situations that they cannot refuse or leave. Each day, we buy the products or use the services they have been forced to make or offer without realising the hidden human cost.
An estimated 50 million people were living in modern slavery on any given day in 2021, an increase of 10 million people since 2016.
Walk Free’s flagship report, the Global Slavery Index (GSI) provides national estimates of modern slavery for 160 countries. Our estimates draw on thousands of interviews with survivors collected through nationally representative household surveys across 75 countries and our assessment of national-level vulnerability.
Between the years 1500-1900 more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the evil transatlantic slave trade. Right now there are an estimated 50 million people were living in modern slavery. Be aware of this evil, pray for it's end & where possible buy Fairtrade.