Sen. Bob Corker: Campaign to end modern slavery is gaining momentum

Sen. Bob Corker

WASHINGTON - Nearly three years after he started his campaign to end modern slavery around the world, Sen. Bob Corker is seeing signs the movement is gaining momentum.

First, the State Department announced last week it is awarding $25 million to the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery, a U.S.-based nonprofit created under legislation written by Corker.

Then, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced at the United Nations on Tuesday that the United Kingdom is pledging another $25 million to the fund.

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