Countries With The Most Slavery In The World In 2014

Written by Keren Mikva

8. Sudan – 1.13%

Sudan has an estimated 429,000 enslaved people, and the country has a long history of involvement in slavery. Today, most modern slaves are involved in commercial sexual exploitation, child marriages, and trafficking related to asylum seeking and refugee status. The ongoing violence from the civil war between northern and southern separatists created a vast population of refugees. Many who seek work opportunities abroad are trapped into forced labor agreements set up between traffickers and “employers.”