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Faith leaders call for end to modern day slavery

By Brooke Boney, SBS News

Leaders of 15 different faiths from around the country have pledged their support help to end modern slavery.

It is estimated there are about 3000 people subjected to domestic and sex slavery in Australia and nearly 36 million worldwide.

Mining magnate Andrew Forrest has committed to ending slavery by 2020 with his organisation the Walk Free Foundation and he said Australians have a role to play.

Watch the video here.