Siddharth Kara: author of Sex Trafficking: Inside The Business of Modern Slavery

program date: 
Mon, 01/12/2009

Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Siddharth Kara author of the new book               
Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. His book chronicles his
travels around the globe to investigate the business of sex slavery in the world today.
He brings us the stories of escaped slaves from Nepal to Albania and he details the
economics of one of the most profitable businesses in history.
Learn how the policies of the United States and the International Monetary Fund in the past
two decades have led to an unprecedented
increase in the trafficking of girls and young women.                   
Kara performed a detailed examination of the
economics of sex slavery in each country he visited and
has developed a strategy to end it in a new brand of Abolitionist
movement. He is on the Board of Directors of Free The Slaves,
a Washington D. C. based organization dedicated to ending slavery
world wide. The United States Senate designated January IIth
Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The organization Soroptimists International
are sponsoring legislation to advance the struggle against slavery
here in the United States











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