From Ending Sex Slavery to Child Soldiers, Campaigners Say More Data Needed

October 25, 2017

(Reuters) – More and better data is needed to track progress in the global drive to eradicate modern slavery and human trafficking as many victims – including people trafficked for their organs and child soldiers – are going uncounted, leading anti-slavery groups say. About 40 million people were trapped as slaves last year – mostly women and girls – in forced labor and forced marriages, according to the first joint effort by key rights groups to count the number of victims worldwide, published last month.

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