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Government has role to play in stopping modern slavery

We might think slavery is something relegated to the annals of history, but it is a huge modern-day problem.

And a global one.

The Global Slavery Index estimates that 45.8 million people in 167 countries are in some form of modern slavery.

Slavery 1a istockAnd the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said that 21 million people were in forced labour in 2012, generating a profit of nearly…

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