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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.

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.

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.

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.

Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury is facing flak on social media for THIS photo

Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury is facing flak on social media for THIS photo

Renuka Chowdhury has been at the receiving end of social media users after a picture of her dining out with family went viral.

With 18.35 mn people enslaved, India tops global slavery index

With 18.35 mn people enslaved, India tops global slavery index

India has the dubious distinction of having the highest number of people in the world trapped in modern slavery with 18.35 million victims of forced labour, ranging from prostitution and begging, according to a new report.

DNA: Today in History, December 02, 2015

Know all the historical facts that happened on December 02 in this episode of DNA.

Ebay founder Omidyar commits $50 mn to combating global slavery

Ebay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife are to donate $50 million to tackling slavery worldwide, the chief executive of their US-based foundation Humanity United said on Wednesday.