Better Data Needed To Support Efforts To End Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking, Advocates Say

Thomson Reuters Foundation: From ending sex slavery to child soldiers, campaigners say more data needed
“More and better data is needed to track progress in the global drive to eradicate modern slavery and human trafficking as many victims — including people trafficked for their organs and child soldiers — are going uncounted, leading anti-slavery groups say. About 40 million people were trapped as slaves last year — mostly women and girls — in forced labor and forced marriages, according to the first joint effort by key rights groups to count the number of victims worldwide, published last month…” (Guilbert, 10/23).