Read and share these common misconceptions about modern-day enslavement.
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On July 30th 2016 Mariah Long, the former Program Manager for End Slavery Now, published a blog post in honor of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. This post, entitled 10 Things You Should Know About Modern Slavery, explored misconceptions and truth surrounding human and labor trafficking. This year, in honor of National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the anti-trafficking NGO Freedom United released an updated list of facts.
Click the button above to read Freedom United's debunking of human trafficking lists. You can also read more of Mariah Long's blog posts about the inconvenient truths of human trafficking. Don't forget to share what you have learned!
Forms of Abolition:
Forms of Slavery:
Domestic Servitude, Sex Trafficking, Forced Labor, Bonded Labor, Child Labor, Forced Marriage
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