Slavery

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Slavery

The practice in which one person owns another person, or at least that person's labor. In either case, the owner does not compensate the slave for his/her work. Slavery is one of the world's oldest institutions. In the modern world, it is considered one of the most egregious human rights violations. It is illegal in nearly every country, but still exists. In the present, it is strongly associated with sexual trafficking and forced domestic servants.
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Pour certains intervenants, cependant, cette cruaute, dont les racines remontent a l'epoque pas tres lointaine du servage, fait probleme.
Restorer Emmanuel Servage was alerted by a chance conversation with the grandfather of the boys in Tours, France.
La recherche soutient que l'impossibilite, pour les domestiques vivant au domicile de leur employeur, d'immigrer au Canada avec leur conjoint et leurs enfants, a pour resultat la disparition des roles familiaux traditionnels par la creation de situations de travail comparables au servage dans lesquelles les relations familiales ne sont maintenues qu a distance, d' une nation l'autre et pendant de longues annees.