There is a great shame on humanity though. Slavery is alive and well in this modern age. Whether it is the international sex trade or Janjaweeds enslaving children for work on farms the problem is global.
Recently the US State Department released a report on human trafficking. Highlights include how
Other useful information can be found at the UN's Trafficking in Human Beings page. They recently released a good report on the problem too.
Finally there is HumanTrafficking.org which is a non-profit designed to help stop slavery. This site breaks trafficking down by region and country and has oodles of information.