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Revelation, Chapter 8

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Bad ideas never seem to die? Gobal Warming Armageddon pushes India's poorest children into slavery?

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The most predominant forms of modern slavery today: debt bondage. India is home to some 14 million modern-day slaves, nearly half the total worldwide, according to a newly compiled index. Experts say more aggressive laws need to be passed and enforced to tackle this 'shameful' issue.



NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Disasters resulting from climate change are pushing poor Indian families into poverty so deep that they are lured by traffickers into selling their children into bonded labour or prostitution, Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on Thursday.

    "I have witnessed many incidents where the children became the worst victims of environmental disasters caused by climate change and these kind of things," Satyarthi told Reuters TV on the sidelines of a conference on climate change.
"It has resulted in displacement of the parents, and eventually the children are compelled to become child labourers or even child prostitutes or child slaves…
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