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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It's not like Disney, where all animals are forced into domestic slavery
Sex trafficking and domestic slavery are also killing women and girls at a frightening rate.
Section two is composed of narratives from females who experienced domestic slavery and sex slavery in various parts of the world.
While the large majority of these children are those currently living on the street, many are children locally known as "restaveks" - young boys and girls sold into domestic slavery by desperately poor families in need of cash.
Consequently, issues of domestic slavery, colonial policies of indirect rule and the nature and meaning of nationalism have been either ignored or given little attention.
Domestic slavery in Africa, having existed long before its Atlantic counterpart, is also discussed in the book.
In this, he makes very effective use of an 1817 book, A Portrait of Domestic Slavery, by abolitionist Jesse Torrey.
Essays reveal the connection between the people of the region as well as their interaction with the Europeans, and challenge the idea that domestic slavery increased as a result of international trade.
The MTV EXIT Campaign highlights how people are being sold into the sex industry or domestic slavery, and the plight of people forced to work in sweatshops in developing countries.
It tells us that in a woman's world (at least from the point of view of a man), one of the sexes (the female, naturally) is deemed to be superior to the other which is relegated to effective domestic slavery, destined to be bossed around and sidelined from any important family decision-making.
4 million are trapped, largely by poverty, in illegal, dangerous or degrading "jobs" such as prostitution, forced child marriages and domestic slavery.