Catalyst 300 – Modern Slavery

The International Labor Organization estimates that in 2016, 40.3 million people were victims of modern slavery with approximately one quarter of them being children (2017). Modern slavery encompasses forced labor and sexual exploitation. In the U.S., 403,000 people identify as victims of modern slavery and almost 9% of women were married under the age of 16 (The Global Slavery Index, 2018). The goal of this challenge is to promote freedom for all by addressing issues of modern slavery including forced labor, human trafficking, and involuntary marriage.

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