BC: Save The Slaves! | By:NG
FC: Slavery Today
1: Slavery; All over the world there are slaves. Even though owning slaves has been illegal for 144 years in the US. | What is a Slave? A slave is a person that is forced to work against their will for little or no money. | How many slaves are there today? There is no way of knowing a exact amount. Estimates range from 5 million-27 million.
2: Statistics | ~80% of slaves are women ~ 50% of slaves are children ~ The average Cost of a slave is $50 ~ Most slaves are in Africa.
3: More statistics | ~There are an estimated 5-27 million slaves in the world. ~Thousands of slaves are brought into the US each year. ~Although slavery is illegal almost everywhere, it happens almost everywhere.
4: Victims | ~Madut Yok Yai, a 10 year old boy who was severally beaten often and emotionally abused. Because someone helped him, he is now free. ~Abuk Bak, at 14 she was sold and she had been called a name during her time as a slave that meant 'black girl'. She was also beaten and once stabbed in the leg. She ran away and is now free.
6: How you can help! | ~Donate online! Some organizations include: Freetheslaves.com, abolishslavery.com and other websites. ~Raise awareness ~Educate ~NEVER engage in slave trading or anything similar to that.
8: Sources | ~http://www.abolitionmedia.org/about-us/modern-slavery-statistics ~http://www.abolishslavery.org/slavery-today/ Madut Yok Yai ~http://www.iabolish.org/enslaved/survivors.html ~http://www.freetheslaves.com