Saturday, April 8, 2017

Remembering Slavery and it's Abolition 10.5.2006

December 2nd is the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery and marks the the adoption by the General Assembly of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV) of December 2, 1949.
The abolition of slavery focuses on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, the worst forms of child labor, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.

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