A child gold miner in Watsa, northeastern Congo. 2004 Marcus Bleasdale hide caption

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Today's Slaves Often Work For Enterprises That Destroy The Environment

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Brazilian slave laborers stop their work to listen to a Labor Ministry inspector explain their legal rights, on the Bom Jesus farm in the Amazon basin in 2003. Rickey Rogers/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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