Global Slavery Index – 45.8 million people are enslaved in the world today

Super excited to begin education to further my knowledge so I can speak out with confidence.
Below is my email from my online class :
Thank you for joining us on the world’s first ever massive open online course about contemporary slavery! We’re excited to be learning from you, and hearing your ideas.

This course will:

Investigate slavery throughout history and in today’s world
Assess the strategies of past antislavery movements
Explore ideas for ending contemporary slavery at the international, national and local levels
Engage with new antislavery solutions to help design a new blueprint for ending slavery
In Week 1 we will focus on:

Key facts, figures, definitions, causes and predictors for contemporary slavery
The similarities and differences between historical and contemporary slavery
Potential strategies that contemporary antislavery might adapt from historical antislavery movements