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Human trafficking is something we picture unfolding in the underbellies of developing nations, but according to the 2013 Global Slavery Index, at least 3000 people are living as slaves in Australia. Sandra was lured to Sydney from her home in the Pacific Islands in 2005 with the promise of Australian residency in return for working as a housekeeper for the family that secured her plane ticket. For the next three years, Sandra worked for no pay. She cooked, cleaned, and took care of the children and in return was threatened and abused, unable to contact her family, or leave. The...

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