While many supply chain stakeholders believe all forms of global slavery were abolished more than a hundred and fifty years ago, new research reveals that the world has more slaves today than any other time.
Avetta - a leading global supplier of supply chain risk management solutions - has just released a white paper containing these startling facts:
- The United Nations states more than 40 million people (Adults and children) are enslaved right now
- The International Labour Organization and World Economic Forum reports report 64 million girls and 88 million boys are engaged in child labor—-more than half in severely hazardous conditions
- Slavery can be found in all sectors and has many forms
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