Media playback is unsupported on your device

India tops 'modern slavery' index worldwide

17 October 2013 Last updated at 12:23 BST

India has the highest number of people living in conditions of slavery, according to a new index ranking 162 countries.

The report says nearly 30 million people around the world are living as slaves, with India topping the list at 14 million.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.