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International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 2014: History and facts about the UN day
International Business Times UK

Stop the human trafficking

Earlier this week the United Nations observed the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, an annual event that serves as a vitally important reminder about the challenge to fight modern day slavery. It is estimated that nearly 30 million ... InsideHousing, 2 weeks ago
Mauritania marks Anti- Slavery Day Magharebia, 2 weeks ago
'An Affront to Our Common Humanity': The Fight Against Modern Slavery United Nations and Peoples Organisation, 2 weeks ago

21 images for abolition of slavery

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World faith leaders signed Declaration to eradicate modern slavery

Today (Dec 2), on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, the Global Freedom Network (GFN) has brought together leaders of the Christian Catholic, Anglican and Orthodox, as well as Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish and Muslim faiths who have ...
 Newswit.com1 week ago World faith leaders sign declaration to eradicate modern slavery  The Nation Pakistan2 weeks ago Faith Leaders, Pope Sign Declaration Against Slavery at Vatican  Zenit2 weeks ago Faith leaders from all over the world gather to help eradicate modern slavery  Examiner.com2 weeks ago
Indian Express

Hugging saint Mata Amritanandamayi meets Pope Francis in Vatican

Amritanandamayi and other religious leaders had gathered in Rome on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. Hindu spiritual leader from Kerala Mata Amritanandamayi has met Pope Francis in Vatican on Monday. Her Math in Kollam said ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago Mata Amritanandamayi Meets Pope Francis in Vatican  New Indian Express2 weeks ago

We Cannot Afford to Keep Quiet On Human Trafficking, Forced Labour [opinion]

Two centuries after the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that at least 21 million people - of whom 3.7 million are from Africa - continue to work under coercion, largely in the ...
 Individual.com3 weeks ago Rwanda: We Cannot Afford to Keep Quiet On Human Trafficking, Forced Labour  AllAfrica.com3 weeks ago

Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi urges U.N. to end child slavery

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi urged the United Nations to prioritise abolition of child slavery while addressing people at a candlelight vigil in the capital. Satyarthi, 60, whose non-government organisation (NGO) Bachpan Bachao ...
 Siasat Daily4 weeks ago Nobel prizewinners Yousafzai and Satyarthi: united for children's rights  EuroNews1 week ago The NDTV Dialogues on Child Rights with Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi: Full Transcript  NDTV1 month ago A Gamechanger: Nobel Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi  Huffington Post2 months ago

Indentured labour route project: Such a long journey from Mother India

The journey of the indentured labour or Girmitiyas from India to Mauritius after the abolition of slavery in 1834 in the same ships that carried slaves was a journey which poignantly highlights the history of modern Mauritius itself. In the 180 ...
 Hindustan Times4 weeks ago Indentured Indian Women Erased from History Finally Get a Voice  Care23 weeks ago Unesco to study historic migration of Indian labourers  Deccan Herald1 month ago Mauritius: International Indentured Labour Route Project Approved By Unesco  AllAfrica.com1 month ago

Migrant workers are being exploited in the UK we must take action

Just over 200 years on from the abolition of slavery in the UK, it is incomprehensible for many that it should still exist in our society. This is a dangerous assumption, grossly out of sync with the modern forms of slavery which do exist here.
 New Statesman1 month ago
United Nations

On Day to Abolish Slavery, UN urges end to modern-day scourge trapping 21 million

Children engaged in stone and sand collection in Jaflong, Sylhet (Bangladesh). UN/Regina Merkova 2 December 2014 Today, 21 million women, men and children worldwide are trapped in slavery, denied the right to live and ultimately work in freedom, ...
 United Nations2 weeks ago ILO calls for ending modern day slavery  DAWN Group2 weeks ago UN estimates 18 mln slave laborers  Kuwait News Agency2 weeks ago UN calls for end to modern-day slavery trapping 21 million  Associated Press of Pakistan2 weeks ago

Statement from Minister Blaney to mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

 Vision Monday2 weeks ago
Daily Maverick

The slave trade: Alive, kicking, and in a country very near you

Slavery is not dead. The worldwide abolition merely drove it underground, and as a result it is generally underreported and poorly understood. But what we do know is that it's a thriving business. By SHAUN SWINGLER. The Walk Free Foundation has ...
 Daily Maverick1 month ago The Slave Trade - Alive, Kicking, and in a Country Very Near You [analysis]  Individual.com1 month ago
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