Global Slavery Index

The Global Slavery Index gives a map, nation by nation, of the assessed prevalence of modern slavery, along with information about the initiatives each government has taken to counter this issue. This info permits an objective comparison and evaluation of both the problem and adequacy of the response in 167 countries. Modern slavery subsists in 167 countries in the world. India and Pakistan solely account for over 45% of the total universal imprisoned population. India is on top of the list in absolute numbers with about 14.29 million enslaved people. It is followed by China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, and Russia. Global Slavery Index (GSI) is published by a global human rights organization called Walk Free Foundation. The aim of the Walk Free Foundation mission to end modern slavery in a generation.

The first such index was out in 2013. It comprised of information about the vulnerability, prevalence and the nation-level responses. In 2013, the index was measured on a combination of three factors namely, the assessed incidence of slavery by population (this was done from primary as well as secondary sources of data), child marriage and human trafficking to and from of a country.

The Global Slavery Index 2014 includes data on three crucial variables:

  • The prevalence of modern slavery in each country
  • Vulnerability
  • Government responses to modern slavery

Consider the following statements.

  1. Global Slavery Index (GSI) is published by the global human rights organization called Walk Free Foundation.
  2. India is on top of the list in absolute numbers with about 14.29 million enslaved people.

Select the correct ones

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Question on the topic

Consider the following statement

  1. Global Slavery Index (GSI) is published by the global human rights organization called Walk Free Foundation
  2. India is on top of the list in absolute numbers with about 14.29 million enslaved people.

Select the correct ones

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C