Slavery

Slaves were ''involuntary immigrants'': US Secretary

US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson described slaves as immigrants and argued that the label fits anyone who comes into a country from the outside - even "involuntary immigrants", the media reported.

Mar 07, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Ashton Kutcher stresses use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

Ashton Kutcher stresses use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

 Actor Ashton Kutcher, who during his 2012 visit to India had met sex trafficking victims and has been batting for their cause for long, says there's need to understand the importance of using technology as a tool to eradicate slavery.

Feb 16, 2017, 18:57 PM IST
21 million people worldwide in contemporary slavery: UN

21 million people worldwide in contemporary slavery: UN

They also announced an upcoming event which will showcase the extent of modern-day slavery, Xinhua news agency reported.

Nov 29, 2016, 02:01 AM IST

Why Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton should not forget Shirley Chisholm

Nearly eight years back, it was a huge moment in American history when for the first time a Black man became the president of the United States.

Nov 04, 2016, 09:55 AM IST