Article: "From data to laws, five gains in global anti-slavery fight in 2017"

"With modern slavery and human trafficking hitting the headlines and police and prosecutors ramping up efforts to tackle these lucrative crimes, campaigners say the global drive to end slavery by 2030 is gathering pace.From landmark data, new laws and action by the United Nations and big brands, here are five gains this year in the fight to eradicate the illegal trade in humans that is worth an estimated $150 billion a year to enslavers and traffickers:"

1) Landmark slavery data2) Leading with laws3) United Nations calls for crackdown4) Big brands ramp up action5) Flight crews and health workers join fight

To learn more about these important steps and how they are working to eliminate modern day slavery, view the full article here

Date: Dec. 28th, 2017

Source: Reuters

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