BBC News special debate on forced labour reporting on recent trends in what has become a worldwide issue.
There are more slaves today than were seized from Africa in four centuries of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
The only human rights organization in the United States dedicated solely to abolishing modern-day slavery worldwide
Free the Slaves is a non-profit organization working to end slavery worldwide.
he aims of the Society are: (1) to relieve suffering of; (2) to free or rescue; and (3)the social reintegration of slaves, child slaves, bonded laborers, bonded child laborers, hierodulic (ie, temple or sacred) child prostitutes, child laborers and the victims of the international traffic in women and children for the purpose of prostitution, as well as the suppression of these practices and institutions.
Reports, Charters & Documents
Here you will find the most comprehensive collection of translations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted and proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948.
Published by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva. The goal is to help readers understand basic human rights and the international machinery that has been established to promote and protect them.
The State Department has released the 2005 Trafficking in Persons Report. The 150-country report is the most comprehensive worldwide report on the efforts of governments to combat severe forms of trafficking in persons, or modern-day slavery.
Classroom Activities & Study Guides
The many themes raised by Lost Boys of Sudan (a film available in Belk Library) can be rich topics for classroom exploration. Download the study guide here. Includes specific references to Bok's book.
The publisher's Teachers' Guide is available here.
Note: This page will continue to grow.