Slavery

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UK police: 3 women held captive for 30 years

LONDON (AP) — Three women have been freed after spending 30 years held captive in a south London home, including one woman believed to have spent her entire life in domestic slavery, police announced Thursday. […]

11/21/2013

Polaris Project

Google makes $3M grant to combat human trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google is announcing a $3 million gift to three nonprofits working to use technology and data to combat human trafficking worldwide.

04/09/2013

Obama outlines steps to fight human trafficking

NEW YORK (AP) – President Barack Obama is calling human trafficking “modern slavery,” outlining new steps to combat the exploitation of workers and children in the United States and overseas. Obama says in an address […]

09/25/2012