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1 Combating Slavery in Modern Times Maya Rhines Brazil Current Event Presentation

2 Some Background… 1500s: Portuguese colonize Brazil, bring salves for sugar plantations (Dunnell) 1888: Brazil abolishes Slavery (Vernon Johns) Today: Around 20,000 people work in slavery-like conditions in Brazil (de Sainte Croix)

3 What are the slavery conditions like? Cattle Ranching, Sugar Cane Plantations, Mining, Agriculture Bonded Labor Workplace abuse Mostly Men and Boys, older than 15 Zara Clothing (de Sainte Croix)

4 Solutions National Plan for the Eradication of Slavery… failure? (de Sainte Croix) Lista Suja = Dirty List (Repórter Brazil) National Pact for the Eradication of Slavery Loopholes Possible Constitutional AmendmentPossible Constitutional Amendment (de Sainte Croix)

5 (O Lado Verde Do Mal)

6 Works Cited "Beto Está Na Lista Suja." O Lado Verde Do Mal. 28 Sept Web. 28 Aug "Chapter 4. The End of Slavery." Vernon Johns. Web. 28 Aug De Sainte Croix, Sara. "Brazil Fights Modern Day Slavery | The Rio Times I Brazil News." The Rio Times I News in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. 23 Aug Web. 28 Aug Dunnell, Tony. "History of African Slavery in Brazil: African Slaves and the Brazilian Slave Trade in the 16th Century | Suite101.com." Tony Dunnell | Suite101.com. 8 Sept Web. 28 Aug "Repóter Brasil ::. Lista Suja Do Trabalho Escravo." Repóter Brasil - Combate Ao Trabalho Escravo, Jornalismo Social E Comunicação Comunitáia. July Web. 28 Aug


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