25 Jul 2017

Andrew Wallis: Modern Slavery

From Nine To Noon, 10:10 am on 25 July 2017

There are more slaves in the world right now than in the entire history of the transatlantic slave trade. The difference now is that slavery is illegal worldwide - but it's still vastly popular. It's estimated 21 million people worldwide are victims of forced labour, 800 of them in New Zealand. Kathryn Ryan speaks to Andrew Wallis is the head of Unseen UK, a charity which was instrumental in the passage of the 2015 Modern Slavery Act in the United Kingdom. He's the keynote speaker for a conference on slavery being jointly hosted by The Anglican Diocese of Wellington, the Embassy of the United States of America and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.