Slavery Affects 36 Million People Around The World, Report Claims

November 17, 2014 7:32 PM

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There are 36 million people in the world living as slaves, an Australian-based human rights group claims in a new report.

In its second slavery index released Monday, the Walk Free Foundation said it found evidence of modern-day slavery in all 167 countries it surveyed, with India having the most slaves, 14 million, out of a population of 1.2 billion, the BBC reported.

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