11/06/2009

Human stories from behind the global headlines. With Matthew Bannister.

On today's programme: Child carer in Zimbabwe; video journalist from Burma and modern slavery.

Zimbabwe
We hear from a young child who's become head of his household in Zimbabwe...

Burma VJ
"Joshua" is a video journalist who risked his liberty to bring footage from Burma to the world.

Slavery historian Ron Soodalter.
What form does slavery take in the USA in the 21st century?

"The Slave Next Door - Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today" by
Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter;
University of California Press

23 minutes

Last on

Thu 11 Jun 2009 21:06 GMT

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