Back in 2010 Kevin Bales gave a TED talk on the business of modern slavery, a multibillion-dollar economy that underpins some of the worst industries on earth. He shares stats and personal stories from his on-the-ground research — and names the price of freeing every slave on earth right now.
We do not know the nature and extent of slavery and trafficking in Guernsey, or if indeed, if it
exists at all - up until now no one has tried to winnow out what is, in most countries, a hidden
A UK Home Office report estimates that there are twelve to thirteen thousand people
enslaved in the UK - roughly 0.0002% of the population. If Guernsey mirrored this estimate,
this would be the equivalent of twelve or thirteen people. Of course, Guernsey does not mirror