Slavery: A Mark of Underdevelopment and Its Dent on A Modern World

Kenneth Ubani

Abstract


It is worrisome that till today, slavery which has been abolished since the 19th century is still thriving with the appellation “Human Trafficking.”The young people are usually the target. And one of the major factors influencing its business is the mindset about greener pasture, financial gain or building a future devoid of poverty. But the result is usually sadness, pain, regrets and death in many of the cases. The woes of the journey across borders are almost daily news. Examples are still taken from the traditional slave Ports. There are examples of its damage in history. The Caribbean Island is a culture case as this study reveals. The concept of greener pasture is not usually where the victims think. In many occasions where they were before they left is usually greener. The less privileged forms a background victim both in practice and use. A majority are deceived with fake promises of work or better life. This study examines how it has affected the society especially the less privileged and suggestions on how it can be reduced to a minimal level. It is a community affair in today’s world and everyone is responsible for its practice.

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Slavery; Female gender; Education

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/11689

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