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New website reveals extent of slavery in everyday goods

… [T]he shocking range of everyday items produced through slavery can be seen...on a new interactive website from Anti-Slavery International: www.productsofslavery.org...Anti-Slavery International's Products of Slavery website, is a data visualisation website that shows details of the 122 products made using forced and child labour in 58 countries…at least 12.3 million people remain in slavery... [Joanna Ewart-James, Anti-Slavery International's Supply Chain Co-ordinator]“…Of course nobody wants to inadvertently buy products of slavery, and we hope this website helps raise awareness…and spurs people on to become modern day abolitionists who…call on companies to ensure that slavery has not been used to produce any of their goods."…The most common products made with forced and child labour are cotton, coffee, cocoa, rice, sugar cane and tobacco in agriculture, bricks, carpets and garments in manufacturing and coal and gold in mining…