There are 27 million slaves in the world today. Yes, you heard that right. Slaves. Even today. 27 MILLION Men, Women and Children.
Slavery occurs when one person completely controls another person, using violence or the threat of violence to maintain that control, exploits them economically, pays them nothing and they cannot walk away. In a world where injustice and human rights are fought for daily, the are millions of individuals around the globe, in factories, in mines, in restaurants, on farms, in labor camps, in stores, on street corners and in brothels. Robbed of their freedom to escape or leave, their voice has been lost. Maybe we aren’t aware of their situation because we feel safe and secure in our own little part of our world. On some level, maybe we don’t see or notice because we choose to look past the possibility that slavery still exists.
- Slavery Still…
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