In Mauritania, Freed Slaves Continue to Face Barriers

July 03, 2019 08:36 AM

In 1981, Mauritania became the last country in the world to abolish slavery. But the problem is still prevalent and the government is doing little to combat it. Even though independent organizations are helping free slaves throughout the country, victims still face hurdles in their new lives. Esha Sarai reports from Nouakchott.