There are 46 million people in slavery around the world today. As Gary Haugen notes in Today’s Conversation, that’s more people in slavery today than at any other time in history. Still he’s hopeful — and has strategies — to see an end to human trafficking and slavery.

In this podcast, NAE President Leith Anderson and Gary Haugen, founder and CEO of International Justice Mission, discuss what’s going on with human trafficking today, as well as:

  • What led Gary to start a Christian ministry to restrain violence;
  • The relationship between proper law enforcement and poverty;
  • How local police and governments respond to IJM’s ministry; and
  • What strategies actually make a dent in reducing slavery around the world.

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Leith: Do you find cooperation with law enforcement, or are they resistant with what you’re trying to do?

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