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Contemporary slavery, sugarcane cutting, State: Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Member of the Special Group for the Repression of Forced Labour (Grupo Especial de Repressão ao Trabalho Forçado) or GERTRAF, interviews sugarcane cutter. GERTRAF is made up of mobile groups that work in different regions of the country, investigating accusations of work conditions close to slavery. They are officials of the Ministry of Labour and they have support from the Federal Police.