Slavery

TAMPA — Before a crowded auditorium of University of South Florida students, Gov. Rick Scott spoke of the alarming scourge of human trafficking on the Sunshine State. He cited data, including the oft-repeated statistic that Florida ranks third in the nation in cases of human trafficking. It is a unique problem, the governor said, one that…

YANGON, Myanmar — Gold-plated pagodas with monks in reddish brown robes glisten under the August sun as hawkers selling foreign investment guides now fill streets once closed by military roadblocks, a metaphor for the end of a dark era in this Southeast Asian country. Yet a closer look at Myanmar, formerly called Burma and ruled…

On Sept. 22, 2011, Slavery Footprint launched a website that asked a single question: “How Many Slaves Work For You?” The response was so overwhelming that our site couldn’t keep up with the traffic. We crashed slavery. Since then, millions of people from 200 countries have visited slaveryfootprint.org to discover their connection to modern-day slavery. Headquartered…