In order to cease desertion, colony leaders sent advertisements back to Europe , pleading for women to immigrate to the colony. According to a video released by the newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, Faria said: Being on the list makes you a risky investment. Yuzhu also credits that some women might consider their forced marriage a better option to the life of poverty and hard labor they would be subject to upon returning home or the idea that some women may not feel they can find another husband, since they "have already been with one". Some human rights groups state that these figures are not correct and that the real number of abducted women is higher. In Brazil an aggressive anti-slavery strategy launched by the government in the mids has led to a controversial yet seemingly effective name-and-shame strategy towards eliminating slavery from major industries. Mail-order bride One of the most common forms of modern-day bride-buying is mail-order brides. Last year, Greenpeace released a report linking Brazil's charcoal industry, which fuels iron ore smelters producing metals for the international car manufacturing markets, to widespread environmental destruction and forced labour. The practice of bride-purchasing became confined to the poor sections of society such as farmers, Scheduled Castes, and tribes. Slavery isn't a word that any business wants to be linked with. Yes, according to Nicola Phillips , professor of political economy at the University of Sheffield, who has spent years working on forced labour and global supply chains. Only then will you really get to the heart of slavery in global supply chains, because otherwise I think we have a ticking time-bomb on our hands and, unless we find a way to deal with this, the problem is only going to get worse. Unable to find wives, many men chose to desert the colony. He denies all of the charges against him.