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Ryan Jewell
Ryan Jewell Campaign leader

This article (Free the Slave’s) describes facts about slaves and human trafficking. It also explains why there are so many more slaves now…Read More

FAQ - Free the Slaves

  Throughout history, slavery has meant the complete and violent control of one person by another, the use of slaves for economic gain, and work for no payment. The one part of slavery that is new is the complete collapse in the price of slaves. For most of human history slaves were expensive, the average cost being around $40,000 in today’s…Read More
Ryan Jewell
Ryan Jewell Campaign leader

This article is about the facts about human trafficking and what the prices of a slave was worth 36 years ago and what they are worth now.…Read More

The Number

By Manav Tanneeru, CNN Slavery still exists. Of that there isn���t much dispute, if any. But how widespread is what many experts call modern-day slavery? Estimates range from about 10 million to 30 million, according to policymakers, activists, journalists and scholars. The International Labour Organization, an agency of the United Nations…Read More
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