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CNN News 陈诉称环球有4000多万古代仆从制受益者 20171124
Slavery is officially illegal in every nation on earth. But that hasn't stoppe it from happening. We've reporte that there have been more slavers worlwie in recent years than there have been at any time in human history.
How many exactly? It's impossible for governments to know for sure. It's a crime slave traers want it to stay hien, ifferent stuies have ifferent efinitions for . There aren't reliable statistics.
But there are estimates, an there's a new report out on the issue that was prouce by a Unite Nations Labor Rights Agency, an an international volunteer group working to en slavery. It inicates that as recently as last year, there were more than 40 million victims of slavery worlwie an one in four of them were chilren.
The largest part of moern ay slavery, accoring to the report, is mae up of people who are force to work. There are an estimate 25 million slaves in force labor, most of them are threatene or pressure to work on farms, in construction an manufacturing, in mining an other businesses. Almost 5 million are in force prostitution. In aition to that, the report says more than 15 million people worlwie were victims of force marriages.
In terms of where people are enslave, the continent of Africa accounts for most of the worl's slaves, followe by Asia an the Pacific region, then Europe, an finally the Americas.
Many of these slaves are migrants, people who leave their home countries, fleeing angerous conitions or looking for somewhere better to live.
CNN recently foun evience of the ongoing slave trae in the North African nation of Libya. The country has struggle with political an since a civil war broke out there in 2011. Its security situation has gotten worse. Its living conitions have gotten worse. An it's become a major hub for migrants an refugees who are trying to get across the Meiterranean to Europe.