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slave

A popular term for the submissive person in a slave/master fantasy in the context of BDSM sexual role-playing.

slave

Bottom Sexology Vernacular for the masochistic partner in a sadomasochistic dyad, whose role is of subservience and obedience.

slave

1. A device that allows body movements to be transferred to an apparatus for lifting, squeezing, and turning laboratory equipment containing radioactive materials. The slave is controlled by the operator from a sufficient distance, and proper shielding is used to prevent the operator from being exposed to radiation or other highly toxic materials.
2. In robotic surgery, a device that translates the large hand movements of the surgeon (or the surgeon's manual tremors) into the smaller, more precise or more refined movements of the surgical instrument in the operative field.
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* Require tendered contractors to adopt a policy which enables staff to blow the whistle on any suspected examples of modern slavery; * Review its contractual spending to identify any potential issues with modern slavery; * Refer for investigation via the National Crime Agency's any of contractors identified as a cause for concern regarding modern slavery.
This volume contains 10 essays by UK researchers and specialists in non-governmental organizations researching modern slavery, who examine the development of law, policy, and practice relating to modern slavery in the UK.
High school seniors struggle on even the most basic questions about slavery. For example, in a 2017 Teaching Tolerance/SPLC survey, only 8% of the seniors could correctly identify slavery as the central cause for the Civil War.
Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk, eds., Contemporary Slavery: Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017)
Schools fail to adequately teach the history of American slavery, partly because teachers lack the preparation to cover it, according to a recent study from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Eighty-Eight Years: The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865.
According to a study released by the Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance project, titled "Teaching Hard History: American Slavery," teachers are not sufficiently prepared to teach slavery; textbooks do not explore slavery adequately; and high school students lack basic knowledge of the role slavery played in shaping the United States and its continued impact on race relations in America.
Three months after the Brazilian Ministry of Labor loosened the definition of what constitutes slavery or slave-like working conditions, the federal government has formally rescinded the changes.
COUNCIL bosses have urged people to be aware of the signs of slavery - after the authority pledged to help protect those vulnerable to violence and exploitation.
According to a Marxist code of evaluation, slavery seems to be an institution existing as an outdated anachronism, an economic remnant from a past phase in the historical development of man, as yet still present in modern economics as a defect.
THERESA May should be ashamed of her record on protecting child victims of slavery, Labour has said as the PM took personal charge of a new drive against people trafficking.