What is Anti-Slavery Day and why does it matter?

What is Anti-Slavery Day and why does it matter?
 

What do you think of when we say ‘slavery’?
Chances are an image comes to mind of historical slavery, before its abolition in the UK 183 years ago.
But slavery is still all around us – from the goods we buy being produced by low- or no-wage workers, to the house down your road that’s secretly a brothel housing trafficked women and girls, or even your cleaner or au pair.
Today, October 18, is Anti-Slavery Day – a day first created in 2010 for charities, individuals, local authorities and police forces to raise awareness of modern slavery and take action.
So what do you need to know?
 
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18 October 2016 in Hot News, Views: 33
Source: Metro
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