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Post Tagged 'Debt bondage'

Pakistan: Christians And Debt Bondage

Christians make up a tiny minority in the nation of Pakistan, where the state religion is Islam. In many places, Pakistani Christians are persecuted and enslaved. Nowhere is this more evident in the kilns and brick-making industry. Continue Reading...

Ridding Labor Supply Chains Of Human Trafficking

Trafficked workers striking against Signal International While sex trafficking gets a lot of media attention, labor trafficking is the larger problem globally. Recently, the largest court case ever involving labor trafficking was settled in Mississippi against Signal International. Continue Reading...

Free Ebook Giveaway: A Vulnerable World

Please note update on free ebook giveaway. Acton’s latest monograph, A Vulnerable World: The High Price of Human Trafficking, will be available as a free ebook download beginning Wednesday, March 11 through Friday, March 13. Continue Reading...

China: Brides Needed, Apply ASAP

China’s brutal one-child policy means that men far outnumber women in China. Men can’t find brides, and that leaves the door open for human-trafficking. Adam Minter reports that some men in China are willing (and able) to pay upwards of $64,000 to woo a woman into marriage. Continue Reading...