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OU/BBC Co-production Captures Global Stories of Modern Slavery

The hard-hitting OU/BBC co-production, Why slavery?, continues on Sunday night at 11pm on BBC4.

 ‘I Was A Yazidi Slave' follows the stories of two women who were raped and enslaved by Islamic State and who are now rebuilding their lives and looking for justice.

This is closely followed by ‘Selling Children' the following night, on Monday 29 October at 10pm on BBC4, which uncovers how inequality and poverty provide a breeding ground for the enslavement of children across India.

This is a six-part series of ground-breaking documentary films uncover the lives of men, women and children living as modern slaves in all corners of the world.  

OpenLearn also has extensive content in connection with the series subject areas, including further insight into modern day slavery and exploring the harsh realities of human trafficking.   

This series is supported by members of FASS in particular, Academic Consultants Prof Helen Yanacopulos and Dr Avi Boukli, FASS Media Fellows Dr Chris Williams and Dr Alison Penn.

The series is with particular relevance to FASS qualifications BA (Hons) Criminology (R21), BA (Hons) Social Sciences (R23) and MA in Crime and Justice (F75).

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