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2. Note: ‘27 million’: Slavery Links Australia Inc. follows estimates of the number of slaves derived by: Bales, Kevin (2005) Understanding Global Slavery (University of California Press). Higher numbers have been produced by the Global Slavery Index; but the Index’s approach has been criticised. See A. T. Gallagher (2017) 'What’s Wrong with the Global Slavery Index?’, Anti-Trafficking Review, Issue 8, pp. 90—112. | Photo credit: iStock An estimated 27 million2 people are enslaved in the world today: Men, women, children, whole families can be enslaved. At Risk