The fight against slavery was the first international human rights movement, and the elimination of legalized bondage represented a hallmark of Western civilization. But the persistence and revival of this ancient evil shows that in an era of globalization, a prohibited public crime has morphed into a massive private wrong.
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"Slavery: From Public Crime to Private Wrong,"
Human Rights & Human Welfare: Vol. 8:
4, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/hrhw/vol8/iss4/4