Gilder Lehrman Center 2014-15 Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Fellowship

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University, invites applications for a residential fellowship from scholars and public intellectuals to study the fundamental origins and circumstances surrounding debt bondage, forced labor, human trafficking, and other forms of […]

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New global index looks at modern slavery worldwide

The first edition of the Global Slavery Index 2013, produced by the Walk Free Foundation,  estimates there are 29.8 million people in modern slavery worldwide. It provides a quantitative ranking of 162 countries, reflecting a combined weighted measure of three variables: estimated prevalence of modern slavery by population (95% of the total), a measure of child […]

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