According to the Global Slavery Index, modern
slavery occurs when one person possesses or controls another
person in such as a way as to significantly deprive that person of their
individual liberty, with the intention of exploiting that person through their
use, management, profit, transfer or disposal.
Over the years, the growth of the global
anti-slavery movement has resulted in greater collaboration from NGOs and
governments, and unprecedented access to new sources of data, meaning we now
have the most accurate picture of how many people are enslaved around the
Global Slavery Index estimates it’s a massive 45.8 million. That’s more than the number of people in London, New York, Seoul and Delhi combined.
big number - but it doesn’t mean that the situation is hopeless. In fact, there
is something you can do right now to help.
The momentum within the anti-slavery movement
is growing, but the key to our success is to build an even bigger global
movement – one that business and governments around the world cannot ignore.
our Thunderclap campaign! By signing up, you can volunteer your social accounts to help us make some noise and fight modern slavery with the facts.
On June 6, the Thunderclap will go live,
telling the world that there are 45.8 million people trapped in slavery.
heart-breaking picture is clearer than ever. Help
us bring it into focus, direct the attention to the problem, and recruit more
people to fight it.