Tech giants including Instagram and Google ‘are hosting online slave markets where domestic workers are being bought and sold for less than £3,000 through apps’

  • Children as young as 16 are being trafficked into Kuwait and sold as maids
  • The maids are traded on online marketplaces by unscrupulous dealers 
  • Ordinary couples also trade their domestic staff online sometimes for a profit 
  • Purchasers are advised to keep the maid’s passport and confiscate her phone  

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4 thoughts on “Tech giants including Instagram and Google ‘are hosting online slave markets where domestic workers are being bought and sold for less than £3,000 through apps’

  1. Very very unfortunate!
    Look how the primitive slave markets are making a comeback in modern times.
    This despite slavery being abolished.
    Social media gaining notriety as the years roll on.
    Can’t they act against it?
    What’s, in your opinion, a solution?

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