By Siddharth Kara

Siddharth Kara is a tireless chronicler of the human rate of slavery worldwide. He has documented the realities of human trafficking and compelled exertions so one can display the degrading and dehumanizing procedure that strips humans in their dignity for the sake of profit—and to hyperlink the pain of the enslaved to the day by day lives of customers within the West. In Modern Slavery, Kara attracts on his decades of craftsmanship to illustrate the scope of slavery and supply a concrete route to its abolition.

From exertions trafficking within the U.S. agricultural zone to intercourse trafficking in Nigeria to pressured exertions within the Thai seafood undefined, Kara depicts the myriad faces and different types of slavery, offering a complete grounding within the realities of modern day servitude. Drawing on 16 years of box examine in additional than sixty international locations round the globe—including revelatory interviews with either the enslaved and their oppressors—Kara units out the most important manifestations of contemporary slavery and the way it truly is embedded in worldwide offer chains. Enslavement bargains mammoth earnings at minimum threat throughout the exploitation of susceptible subclasses whose brutalization is tacitly approved by way of the present international fiscal order. Kara has built a company and monetary research of slavery in accordance with metrics and information that attest to the size and functioning of those platforms of exploitation. past this data-driven process, Modern Slavery unflinchingly portrays the torments continued by means of the powerless. This searing exposé records one among humanity’s maximum wrongs and lays out the framework for a accomplished plan to get rid of it.

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