Enslaved Women & Resistance

History Extra | 21 October 2020 | 0h 36m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Stella Dadzie about her book A Kick in the Belly: Women, Slavery and Resistance. Discusses the experiences of enslaved women in the West Indies and reveals the inventive ways they resisted their oppressors.

How Does Slavery Work Now?

Beyond Today | 9 September 2019 | 0h 21m | Listen Later | iTunes
The stories behind the recent conviction of an organised crime group that enslaved hundreds of people in Britain. Victims were tricked into coming to the UK with the promise of work, forced into menial labour, with no access to their wages and housed in rat-infested accommodation. Explains the business model and our complicity buying ridiculously cheap services.