Human Traffic Watch

Lisa Kristine: Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

In Awareness, Human Trafficking on August 20, 2012 at 11:44 pm

For the past two years, photographer Lisa Kristine has traveled the world, documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images — miners in the Congo, brick layers in Nepal — illuminating the plight of the 27 million souls enslaved worldwide. (Filmed at TEDxMaui)

Lisa Kristine uses photography to expose deeply human stories. Full bio »

There are more than 27 million people enslaved in the world today — that’s double the amount of people taken from Africa during the entire trans-Atlantic slave trade.” (Lisa Kristine)
Source: TED Talks 
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