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World 31 May 2016 | 9:34 PM

Almost 46 million people trapped in slavery with North Korea, India key offenders - global index

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 46 million people are living as slaves globally with the greatest number in India but the highest prevalence in North Korea, according to the third Global Slavery Index launched on Tuesday with Australian actor Russell Crowe.

World 17 Oct 2013 | 7:20 AM

Nearly 30 million people in slavery - index

LONDON (Reuters) - Nearly 30 million people are living in slavery across the globe, many of them men, women and children trafficked by gangs for sex work and unskilled labour, according to a global slavery index released on Thursday.

Nation 31 May 2016 | 3:54 AM

129,000 trapped in slavery in Malaysia, study finds

PETALING JAYA: Almost 46 million across the world are trapped in modern slavery, with 129,000 people in Malaysia enslaved, a study shows.

World 11 Aug 2016 | 7:27 AM

High risk of modern slavery in nearly 60 percent of countries, global index finds

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 60 percent of countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, according to a new global index launched on Thursday, which also ranked North Korea as having the worst record of slave labour in the world.

World 17 Oct 2013 | 7:21 AM

Factbox - Ten countries where slavery is most prevalent

Oct 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some 30 million people worldwide are victims of sex trafficking, debt bondage, forced labour and other forms of modern slavery, a global index on slavery showed on Thursday.

World 17 Oct 2013 | 7:20 AM

Thirty million people are slaves, half in India - survey

LONDON, Oct 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some 30 million people are enslaved worldwide, trafficked into brothels, forced into manual labour, victims of debt bondage or even born into servitude, a global index on modern slavery showed on Thursday.

World 30 Dec 2016 | 8:03 AM

From DNA to laws to data, five key tools to combat trafficking in 2017

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With the power of technology and legal clout, many experts agree that 2017 could be the tipping point in the global battle against human trafficking and modern slavery.

AseanPlus News 31 May 2016 | 5:07 AM

More than 45 million trapped in modern slavery

Sydney (AFP) - More than 45 million men, women and children globally are trapped in modern slavery, far more than previously thought, with two-thirds in the Asia-Pacific, a study showed Tuesday.

World 01 Nov 2013 | 2:25 AM

Mauritania must wipe out persistent slavery, UN watchdog says

GENEVA (Reuters) - Slavery is still being practised in Mauritania, even though the West African country made it a crime against humanity last year, a U.N. human rights watchdog said on Thursday.

World 25 Aug 2017 | 2:49 PM

Global leaders commit to eradicating modern slavery

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Global business tycoons and politicians from 48 countries committed to ending human trafficking, forced labour and modern slavery on Friday at a landmark gathering of high-profile leaders in the Australian city of Perth.