While some lobbyists have welcomed the delay, others believe it will have negative consequences
Nearly 46-million people globally are living as slaves in 2016 according to the Global Slavery Index. Where do these enslaved people live and work?
The Global Slavery Index report, released on Tuesday, monitors the extent of human trafficking and slavery around the world.
North Korea and India stand out as key offenders according to the latest Global Slavery Index.
The Global Slavery Index will help shape national and global efforts to root out modern slavery in Africa and across the world, writes Nick Grono.