Most people think that slavery doesn’t happen in our country. Unfortunately that is a myth. This article in The Australian documents the inhumane treatment of a woman kept as a slave for 8 years. The woman did not speak English, had her passport taken by the perpetrators, was unable to leave the premises and threatened physically and mentally. The prosecution argued that the couple had total control of all aspects of the woman’s life that created the condition of slavery.
The neighbours had no idea of the woman’s circumstances. Read the article here.