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Abortion as a positive good: How the abortion movement echoes radical slavery rhetoric

Miles Smith | 12 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortions, moral values, slavery
'Safe, Legal, and Rare' no more.

A new portrait of American slavery emerges

Joshua Rothman | 24 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: slavery, USA
Over the years, slave-owners placed 200,000 newspaper ads for escaped slaves

Donor conception: a modern day slavery

Elizabeth Howard | 22 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: donor conceived children, slavery
An adult speaks out about the anguish caused by her lack of a biological father.

The evil that men do

Michael Kirke | 04 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Mao Tse-Tung, slavery
Right down to our own day, Chairman Mao left a legacy of cruelty and inhumanity.

Does the Internet aid human trafficking?

Denyse O'Leary | 15 Nov 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Internet use, sexual violence, slavery

Surrogacy: a global trade in women’s bodies

Swedish Women's Lobby | 27 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: feminism, slavery, surrogacy, Sweden
Sweden’s leading feminist lobby regards surrogate motherhood as a revival of serfdom for women.

Mercenaries and slaves

Tim Golden | 30 May 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: slavery

The curse of slavery lingers in Africa

Emma Christopher | 13 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Boko Haram, Nigeria, slavery
Nothing is new about the abduction of Nigerian girls. Tens of thousands of people are bought and sold every year.

A searing expose of forgotten horrors

Ronan Wright | 20 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: American history, film reviews, slavery
12 Years a Slave is hard to watch but impossible to forget.

Modern Day Slavery

Marcus Roberts | 19 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: sex ratio, sexual abuse, slavery
There are still 30 million slaves in the world today.


Jennifer Minicus | 08 April 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, heroic girls, historical fiction, picture books, slavery

Enslavement of children, right under our noses

Carolyn Moynihan | 02 February 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child abuse, prostitution, slavery
Human trafficking is on the rise and in the US, roughly half the victims are children. Where's the big campaign to stop this?

The Land

Jennifer Minicus | 14 January 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: family, friendship, historical fiction, racism, slavery

Are babies prizes or gifts?

Margaret Somerville | 18 October 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: commercialism, IVF, slavery
A Canadian radio station created world-wide controversy recently when it ran a "win a baby" competition.

I, Juan de Pareja

Clare Cannon | 11 June 2011 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: art, biography, slavery

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