I first met Peter in December, 1932, when George Shuster, then editor of The Commonweal, later president of Hunter College, urged him to get into contact ...
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Examples of slavery in modern times are numerous. For example, Child slavery has commonly been used in the production of cash crops and mining .
Child labour accounts for 22% of the workforce in Asia, 32% in Africa, 17% in Latin America, 1% in the US, Canada, Europe and other wealthy nations.  The proportion of child labourers varies greatly among countries and even regions inside those countries. Africa has the highest percentage of children aged 5–17 employed as child labour, and a total of over 65 million. Asia, with its larger population, has the largest number of children employed as child labour at about 114 million. Latin America and Caribbean region have lower overall population density, but at 14 million child labourers has high incidence rates too. 
Xiao and her friends go public regularly in defence of female rights. Sexual harassment, domestic violence, and inappropriate gender ratios in public restrooms have all been on their agenda. Activities like "Bloody Wedding Gowns", "Occupy the Men's Room" and "Just Because I'm Slutty," have been equally meaningful because they generated an interesting discussion, contradictory and dramatic, Xiao told the media.