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How Is Mauritania the World’s Last 'Official' Bastion of Slavery?

It’s estimated that up to 20 percent of Mauritania’s 3.5 million population is living in slavery, despite its abolishment in 1981.

Mauritania is considered the world’s last bastion of slavery, although there are clandestine operations around the world.

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