Less than half of countries rank forced labor as a crime and most do not regard forced marriage as a crime, said the report by the Walk Free Foundation
Thousands of women and girls are lured to Europe each year by the promise of work, but end up trapped in debt bondage and forced to sell sex, the United Nations says.
Archaeologists in historic Jamestown are working hard to retrace bits of the life of Angela, who arrived in Jamestown from Africa 400 years ago.
Across the street, Claudine Ory, came out of her house to see what was going on and cried. Making people think — that's the goal for performance artist Dread Scott, who conceived of this reenactment eight years ago.
The International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England, seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
Democrats knelt in silent tribute to George Floyd in the US Congress on Monday before unveiling a package of sweeping police reforms in response to the killing of African Americans by law enforcement.