Slavery: A 21st Century Evil: Season 1

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Slavery: A 21st Century Evil: Season 1-In this eye opening eight part series, Al Jazeera's Rageh Omaar investigates slavery in the world today.

Episode guide -

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil - Food chain slave: It is a nation built on the abolition of slavery, but there are at least 40,000 slaves in the US today. In the opening episode of Slavery: A 21st Century Evil, Al Jazeera's Rageh Omaar investigates food chain slavery in the US.


Slavery: A 21st Century Evil - Sex slaves: There are an estimated 1.4 million sex slaves in the world today and international trafficking is on the rise.

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil - Bonded slaves:It is a form of slavery that is passed down from one generation to the next, enslaving millions.

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil - Child Slaves:There are at least 8.4 million child slaves in the world today, many of them held as forced labour.

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil - Charcoal Slaves: Poverty-stricken men from the north of Brazil are often lured to remote camps where they are used as slave labour.

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil - Bridal Slaves: In the midst of widespread poverty, fueled by economic inequality and rampant corruption, a new form of slavery - bridal slavery - has flourished in India. Women and young girls are sold for as little as $120 to men who often abuse them.

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil - Prison slaves: Over the past 20 years China has become the world's biggest exporter of consumer goods. But behind this apparent success story is a dark secret - millions of men and women locked up in prisons and forced into intensive manual labour.

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil - The Al Jazeera slavery debate: Luis C d'Baca from the US State Department Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Kevin Bales, president of Free the Slaves; David Batstone, president of Not for Sale; and Joy Ezeilo, UN Special Rapporteur for Trafficking in Persons.




Duration 3:42:06 hrs

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