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By Siddharth Kara

Siddharth Kara is a tireless chronicler of the human fee of slavery around the globe. He has documented the realities of human trafficking and compelled hard work for you to 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 daily lives of customers within the West. In Modern Slavery, Kara attracts on his a long time of workmanship to illustrate the scope of slavery and provide a concrete route to its abolition.

From hard work trafficking within the U.S. agricultural region to intercourse trafficking in Nigeria to pressured exertions within the Thai seafood undefined, Kara depicts the myriad faces and sorts of slavery, offering a complete grounding within the realities of modern day servitude. Drawing on 16 years of box examine in additional than sixty nations round the globe—including revelatory interviews with either the enslaved and their oppressors—Kara units out the main manifestations of contemporary slavery and the way it truly is embedded in international offer chains. Enslavement bargains titanic earnings at minimum chance in the course of the exploitation of susceptible subclasses whose brutalization is tacitly authorised by means of the present international financial order. Kara has constructed a enterprise and monetary research of slavery in accordance with metrics and knowledge that attest to the dimensions and functioning of those structures of exploitation. past this data-driven technique, Modern Slavery unflinchingly portrays the torments persevered by means of the powerless. This searing exposé records one in every of humanity’s maximum wrongs and lays out the framework for a finished plan to eliminate it.

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