Bonded Labor


July 14, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion

Best Labor Trafficking Documentaries

Last month we looked at some great documentaries on sex trafficking. This week we are looking at some films that are highlighting labor trafficking.

January 18, 2016 Cazzie Reyes Opinion

Justifying Human Trafficking: The Mind of a Trafficker

Justifying Human Trafficking discusses the different actors and structures that sustain human trafficking. Part 1 takes a look at traffickers and mechanisms used to justify actions.

September 17, 2015 Cazzie Reyes Photos

How It's Made: Slavery Swept Under the Rug

In pockets of rural India, children are locked in shacks and forced to work between 10 to 12 hours a day, six to seven days a week.

September 08, 2015 Mariah Long Photos

Social Media Raises $2 Million to End Bonded Labor

They bribe and intimidate the police. It is very dangerous to speak out against them. I’ve been attacked and threatened so many times that I no longer fear death.

July 06, 2015 Mariah Long Opinion

Products Made by Bonded Labor - with Alternative Options

This month, we're spotlighting goods made using bonded labor and offer fair trade alternatives.

June 13, 2015 Cazzie Reyes Story

Trafficking in Temples

Socially outcast, the Dalits are a marginalized group often subjected to caste-based violence and labor exploitation. In the Karnataka state, groups of Dalit women and children are working together to change these conditions.

September 14, 2014 Video

Photos That Bear Witness to Modern-Day Slavery

Lisa Kristine illuminates the stories of those she photographed and documents widespread instances of enslavement throughout the world today.

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