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In Mauritania, a group advocates for ex-slaves

The word ‘slavery’ conjures up images of 18th century slave ships and people locked in chains. But slavery is still alive and well in some parts of the world.

In the Maghreb nation of Mauritania, slaves comprise roughly 20% of the population.

Will Everett reports from the capital Nouakchott.


This story originally aired on the World Vision Report. We got it from the Public Radio Exchange.

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