There are more than 27 million people enslaved in the world today — that's double the amount of people taken from Africa during the entire trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Lisa Kristine

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“Photos That Bear Witness to Modern Slavery.” TEDxMaui. Jan. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Photos That Bear Witness to Modern Slavery." TEDxMaui. Jan. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: The meaning of this quote is pretty straightforward: The amount of people currently enslaved in the world is double the amount of people taken from Africa during the slave trade that took place across the Atlantic Ocean during the 16th to 19th centuries. The quote is from author and photographer Lisa Kristine's 2012 TED Talk about modern-day slavery. The facts presented in this TED Talk are accompanied by Kristine's photographs depicting modern slavery. Watch the full TED Talk here: Lisa Kristine - Photos That Bear Witness to Modern Slavery
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