10 Facts You Should Know About Modern Day Slavery

Many people in America believe slavery has been abolished and is no longer happening. That couldn’t be further from the truth.

Watch the video below to learn 10 facts about the modern day slave.

Top 10 Facts About The “S” Word from Free the Slaves

Facts from the video:

10. Slaves are forced to work without pay, under the threat of violence, and unable to walk away.

9. There are 27 million slaves in the world today.

8. Slavery is not legal anywhere but it happens everywhere

7. The majority of slaves can be found in Africa and Asia

6. At least 14,500 slaves are trafficking into the United States each year.

5. Slaves work in fields, brothels, homes, and practically any other place you can imagine.

4. Human trafficking is the modern day slave trade.

Will You Help Me Help End The Child Sex Trade?

I wanted to share with you something that has been on my heart lately. Recently, I was asked to join with The Exodus Road and share their mission.

I jumped at the chance. And I wanted to share with you what we’re doing in South East Asia.

Child worker approaching a customer

Every month you’ll see a special blog post from me. It will be in regards to The Exodus Road, human trafficking, and the child sex trade. I’ll share stories from the men and women on the ground in south east Asia. They’re doing great work freeing those who have been brought into slavery.

The topic isn’t easy to think or write about. Yet we need to bring this to light and realize this horrible tragedy is happening.