Impoverished children are forced to leave home and toil as domestic servants in Haiti.
The institution of slavery in North America existed from the earliest years of the colonial period up until 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln freed slaves in the rebellious southern states through the Emancipation Proclamation.
He said this week that just changing the name would do little. How do you contextualise the choice made in the 1930s and the choice it made ever since to keep it,” Mr Rabb, an educator and state representative in Pennsylvania, told the AP.
In the Philippines, women and children are subjected to sexual exploitation in brothels, bars, and massage parlours, online, as well as in the production of pornography.
This is the chilling moment a sex slave chained up in a shipping container by a serial killer was rescued.
The Thirteenth Amendment, taking effect in December 1865, permanently abolished slavery throughout the entire United States, including the Border States, such as Kentucky, which still had about 50,000 slaves.
It was also abolished among the sovereign Indian tribes in Indian Territory by new peace treaties which the US required after the war.