Friday, January 16, 2009

BBC - The world of modern child slavery (2007)

Find about Child Slavery.
"Slavery is a word which immediately conjures up very specific images in our minds.
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Rageh Omaar filming in Somaliland, Rageh Omaar tries to discover the realities about child slavery.

Programme preview

When it is mentioned we tend to think of people, almost always black people; degraded, abused and bound in chains, and we tend to think of such images, and the word slavery itself, as belonging to another era.

We do not see slavery as belonging to our world, not as something which is still happening today"

Full report: "The world of modern child slavery" By Rageh Omaar - Presenter of BBC Two documentary Child Slavery.

Report: International Labour Organization (ILO) Child Labour Report

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