Since product transparency is basically non existing it is very hard to know if the products you are buying and the brands you are trusting use slave labor at any time of the production of a certain item.
Again it is up to the consumer to ask questions, demand answers and to chose if they want to be a part of this. As long as there are customers and no demands for change, a profitable company will keep on doing what the consumer wants/buys.
How Many Slaves Work For You?
Youtube video clip:
Statistics from a U.S. government study are helping trace common consumer products back to slave-labour origins. Findings released in the 2011 report from the U.S. Department of Labour outline 71 countries involved in exploitative labour practices, spanning 130 product types. The National Post graphics department takes a look at this data and charts out what it means: