Do not kid yourself. Slavery is alive and well all over the world.
BBC NEWS | Europe | Millions 'live in modern slavery': "Millions 'live in modern slavery'
There are some 350,000 forced labourers in the industrialised world
Some 12.3 million people are enslaved worldwide, according to a major report.
... The largest numbers are in poor Asian countries and Latin America, but there are more than 350,000 cases in the industrialised world."