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Report: Slavery in Modern Day Brazil by Ana Lucia Araújo

Report: Slavery in Modern Day Brazil by Ana Lucia Araújo

Ana Lucia Araújo

A report by Ana Lucia Araujo, Howard University

Over the last few years, the Government of Brazil has been attempting to end the use of slave labor. In the course of doing so, the Ministry of Labor has been collecting information on owners of slaves in contemporary Brazil (Decree 540 of 15.10.2004). Between October 2004 and December 2009, the Ministry compiled a “Dirty List” that contains the names of slave owners, the Brazilian states where they are based, their addresses, as well as the number of enslaved workers who have been liberated and the year when the slave owners were included in the list.

 Read more in the report below and its attachments.

 

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Ana Lucia Araujo - Report - Slavery in Modern Day Brazil.docx13.68 KB
The Brazilian national plan to eradicate slavery can be viewed here416.43 KB
The “Dirty List” can be viewed here55.78 KB
Video on Eradicating Slave Labour7.7 MB