There are a lot of challenging issues facing the world today, but perhaps none that tugs at every moral fiber of our being like that of modern slavery and human trafficking. Today, in 2017, more than 27 million people are enslaved around the world. That’s more than at any time in history.
More than two years ago, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) created a bold, bipartisan vision to not just fight modern slavery, but to end it. In December, Sen. Corker’s bill titled the “End Modern Slavery Initiative” was signed into law.
Last week, Ashton Kutcher testified before congress about the importance of ending modern slavery. Here is his powerful testimony.
Ending modern slavery is critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and building a world without extreme poverty. And, we need your help.
This week, join Sen. Corker and the Global Citizen team for Shine a Light on Slavery day.