Anti-Slavery Day was created by Act of Parliament in order to raise awareness of modern slavery and help mobilize efforts to eliminate all forms of slavery.
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As we commemorate International Women's Day on March 8, it's an opportunity to take action and end the human trafficking that still exists today.
Despite the fact that slavery is illegal, modern day slavery thrives in many parts of India.
Pakistan must implement legislation to ensure freedom of religion for all. What the country currently lacks is not a legal framework but genuine political will.
For the first time ever, activists and representatives from local government convened for a public dialogue on the extent of slavery -- and the government's role in combating it.
Victims of modern-day slavery are being brought here as human cargo, and destined for the most vile purposes as forced labor and prostitution.
I recently spoke to David Batstone, Director of the Not For Sale Campaign, to discuss human trafficking. I focused on the question of how can the everyday citizen help combat human trafficking.
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