- How many people do still live in slavery today?
According to the Global Slavery Index, 40.3 Million people still live in modern-day slavery today. This is 4x as high as the number of slaves sold & shipped from Africa to the Americas during the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
- What are the main types of modern-day slavery?
Forced marriage and forced labor. The latter also includes child work and sex-trafficking.
- Are there any slaves in the United States?
Unfortunately, yes. In the United States, the estimated number of slaves comes to about 403,000 people according to the Global Slavery Index.