25 Oct '11, 5am

A MDS problem on our hands - Great article of an former investment banker who is now dedicated 2 #endslavery!Read

I am looking into the eyes of Mr Siddharth Kara (picture), the former investment banker who walked away from a lucrative career in finance 10 years ago to dedicate his life to fighting people trafficking and sex slavery. There is sadness in them and he looks as though he is carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders. Both characteristics almost certainly emanate from the horrors he has witnessed during his research. These scenes are etched into his mind forever and sometimes, he says, trying to make a difference is like pushing water upstream. But for the moment this Fellow of Harvard University, who advises governments and lawmakers around the world on trafficking policy, is determined to fight on. Explaining that all of us have a part to play in fighting the underground slave trade, the 36-year-old American academic says: "The process of acquiring and transporting...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Commentary/EDC111025-0000378/A...

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