Exclusive: Kailash Satyarthi calls for ‘global effort’ to end modern slavery


By Drew McLachlan Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi has called for governments around the world to reject isolationism and embrace collaboration in order to tackle “the global epidemic of modern slavery”. Satyarthi, who shared the prize in 2014 with teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, runs an organisation that has rescued more than over 85,000 children from India’s brick kilns, stone quarries, carpet factories, circuses, sweatshops and farms. In an exclusive interview with Eastern Eye in London on Wednesday (26), Satyarthi said, “It is very clear that we’ll have to build partnerships and relationships and learn how to work together to…

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