50 million people trapped in 'modern slavery' — report - DW (English)


Account for over half the estimated 50 million people living in modern slavery. The reports by a rights group found that 6 members of the group of 20 richest nations have the largest number of people in modern slavery. The walk free foundation classifies modern slavery in its report as either false labor or forced marriage. In their report, India tops the list with 11 million people followed by China with 5.8 million. Russia, Indonesia, and turkey follow and in 6th place is the U.S., with 1.1 million people in modern slavery, last September, a UN report estimated that 50 million people were living in modern slavery. 28 million in forced labor and 22 million in forced marriage by the end of 2021,

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