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Modern Day Slavery Awareness

Polling college students and young adults about their awareness of Modern Day Slavery. There are only seven (7) questions; thank you for your time!

In your opinion, how extensive is organized slavery in today's world?

12% (3) Not very extensive; although still horrible, it is limited to a select group in a small number of countries
20% (5) Fairly extensive; limited to third world countries, especially where the poor are exploited by the rich
0% (0) Although horrible, modern-day slavery is an issue that has been hyped up by the media and isn't as extensive as it's made out to be
52% (13) A global crisis, existing in both impoverished AND wealthy, industrialized nations.
16% (4) Extremely extensive, but mostly existing in Africa with the terrible crisis of the forced child-soldier.

25 voters have answered this question.

In your opinion, how does slavery and human trafficking exist in America today?

4% (1) On a very small level; like serial killers, there will always be those sick few who do terrible things.
36% (9) On the order of thousands of people, but is fairly controlled and kept to a minimum.
24% (6) On the order of hundreds of thousands of people on the streets
36% (9) Hundreds of thousands on the streets with tens of thousands imported each year

25 voters have answered this question.

In your daily life, how aware do you feel your close friends and family are about Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking?

56% (14) not all all.
36% (9) fairly aware.
4% (1) very aware but not active.
4% (1) very aware and seeking a way to do something about it
0% (0) very aware and part of an abolitionist organization

25 voters have answered this question.

How aware do you feel your peers, coworkers and classmates are?

40% (10) not at all.
52% (13) fairly aware.
8% (2) very aware but not active.
0% (0) very aware and seeking a way to do something about it
0% (0) very aware and part of an abolitionist organization

25 voters have answered this question.

How aware do you feel the media-- including local television, cable television, movies and the internet-- is about Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking?

40% (10) not at all.
40% (10) fairly aware, limited to sparse news reports
16% (4) very aware and reports it in the news.
4% (1) very aware and regularly promoting ways to do something about it.

25 voters have answered this question.

How does modern day human trafficking (including sex trafficking) compare to the human trafficking of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade?

28% (7) the Trans-Atlantic slave trade was far more extensive.
40% (10) About the same (even though modern day slavery is all under-the-radar).
32% (8) Modern day trafficking is far more extensive.

25 voters have answered this question.

Do you feel you can do anything about this? Why or why not?

56% (14) No;
44% (11) Yes;

25 voters have answered this question.

Thank you for your time! For more information, please visit: I Empathize (http://www.iempathize.org/) Love 146 (www.love146.org) Chabdai (http://www.chabdai.org) http://www.humantrafficking.org/

0 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2009-07-05 21:12:29 by nathanian
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