Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia by Siddharth Kara PDF

By Siddharth Kara

Siddharth Kara’s intercourse Trafficking has turn into a serious source for its revelations into an unconscionable enterprise, and its special research of the trade’s big financial advantages and human rate. This quantity is Kara’s moment, explosive research of slavery, this time concentrating on the deeply entrenched and completely unjust approach of bonded exertions. Drawing on 11 years of analysis in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, Kara delves into an historic and ever-evolving mode of slavery that ensnares approximately six out of each ten slaves on the earth and generates earnings that handed $17.6 billion in 2011. as well as offering a radical fiscal, ancient, and criminal assessment of bonded exertions, Kara travels to the some distance reaches of South Asia, from cyclone-wracked southwestern Bangladesh to the Thar wilderness at the India-Pakistan border, to discover the brutish realities of such industries as hand-woven-carpet making, tea and rice farming, development, brick manufacture, and frozen-shrimp creation. He describes the violent enslavement of hundreds of thousands of impoverished males, ladies, and youngsters who toil within the creation of diverse items at minimum rate to the worldwide marketplace. He additionally follows offer chains on to Western shoppers, vividly connecting nearby bonded hard work practices to the appetites of the realm. Kara’s pioneering research encompasses human trafficking, baby exertions, and international safeguard, and he concludes with particular projects to put off the procedure of bonded hard work from South Asia as soon as and for all.

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