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“Modern slavery occurs in almost every society, and cuts across ethnic, cultural and religious lines”. Elaborate on the reason behind it and suggest solutions.

Topic: Indian Society

1. “Modern slavery occurs in almost every society, and cuts across ethnic, cultural and religious lines”. Elaborate on the reason behind it and suggest solutions. (250 Words)

Reference: Indian Express

Why the question:

‘The Global Estimates Of Modern Slavery’, a report published by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and international human rights group Walk Free, said 50 million people were living in modern slavery in 2021. Of these, 28 million were in forced labour and 22 million were trapped in forced marriage.

Key Demand of the question:

Define modern slavery. Show how it occurs in every region and why?

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Give a brief introduction of what is Modern slavery. Give examples- forced/child marriage, forced labour, sexual exploitation, etc.

Body:

Next, give reasons for its prevalence in almost every society in the world.

Then, suggest solutions to address it (see the summary of the report or the article)

Conclusion:

Conclude by giving a way forward for the patent regime in India.