Modern Day Slavery

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Andrea Barela
Soc. 101-005
Response D
4-12-2013

Modern day slavery
There are 3 different types of modern day slavery as we know it, prostitution, child soldiers, And working on farms (e.g. cocoa farms). http://wiki answers.com/Q/3_types_of modern_day_slavery. In Nepal men, women, and children work in 130 degree weather with no Bathroom breaks, lunch or even water breaks. They work 16 hour days carrying bricks on their Head without even speaking. (http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/09/slavery-still-exsists/262847/). People around the world are enslaved and have no clue they are slaves. There are many tricks they use to enslave people such as promising good jobs and a good Education, some are even told they have this fake debt. Security guards and local police hunt Them down. There is an organization called Free the Slaves in Los Angeles. There are 27 million slaves in the world. Entire families can be enslaved for as little as $18.00 for years according to (http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/09/slavery-still-exsists/262847/). Although slavery is illegal it still does exist. In Accra, Ghana a man will work in a mine for up to 72 hours. There are children panning for gold in mercury poisoned water. In Kathmandu, Nepal there is what they call ‘cabin restaurants” in this trade known as forced prostitution. These are small private dark, dingy rooms that house prostitutes as young as 7 years old. These girls and women encourage clients to buy food and alcohol. These slaves are often sexually abused by the clients. There is only one way in and one way out so there is no escaping. Other slaves work 18 hour days carrying 4 pound bricks to near by trucks without pay or compensation. (http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/09/slavery-still-exsists/262847/). It is estimated that there are between 4,000 and 10,000 children enslaved in Lake Volta, Ghana. These children have...
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