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Not for sale : the return of the global slave trade-- and how we can fight it / David Batstone.

Author/Creator:
Batstone, David B., 1958-
Other Title:
Return of the global slave trade -- and how we can fight it
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : HarperSanFrancisco, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
301 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Human trafficking.
Slavery.
Child slaves.
Forced labor.
Summary:
Human trafficking generates $31 billion annually and enslaves 27 million people around the globe, half of them children under the age of eighteen. Award-winning journalist David Batstone, whom Bono calls "a heroic character," profiles the new generation of abolitionists who are leading the struggle to end this appalling epidemic"--P. [4] of cover.
Contents:
Introduction: finding slavery in my own backyard
Shining light into the sexual darkness: Cambodia and Thailand
Breaking the chains of bonded laborers: South Asia
Rescuing the child soldiers: Uganda
Undermining the sex syndicate: Europe
Sheltering the lost children: Peru
Building a new Underground Railroad: USA
Conclusion: ending the slave trade in our time.
Notes:
"Amazing Change Campaign official book"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-298).
ISBN:
0061206717 :
9780061206719 :
OCLC:
82944776
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