The United Nations recently warned of jobless men in Ukraine being tricked into slavery by farmers linked to criminal gangs. Tricked with the promise of free food and accommodation these men are soon enslaved, unpaid, and unable to leave. However there has also been recent success, helping 600 people already this year. See more.
An extremely well researched paper by Alexa Bejinariu, UNLV.
Causes of modern slavery Poverty is, by far, the number one indicator of susceptibility to poverty, therefore it is a huge step forward that the remarkable Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, of M.I.T., and Michael Kremer of Harvard, were honored with the Nobel Prize for economics. Go to the New York Times Article
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