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Kevin Bales:
How to combat modern slavery

TED2010 · 18:01 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Kevin Bales: How to combat modern slavery
18:01 · Filmed February 2010 at TED2010 · Subtitles available in 26 languages

In this moving yet pragmatic talk, Kevin Bales explains the business of modern slavery, a multibillion-dollar economy that underpins some of the worst industries on earth. He shares stats and personal stories from his on-the-ground research — and names the price of freeing every slave on earth right now.

Anti-slavery activist
Kevin Bales is the co-founder of Free the Slaves, whose mission is to end all forms of human slavery within the next 25 years. He's the author of "Ending Slavery: How We Free Today's Slaves." Full bio
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