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We Cannot Afford to Keep Quiet On Human Trafficking, Forced La...

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 ..., 1 day ago

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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 Times3 days ago Indentured Indian Women Erased from History Finally Get a Voice  Care212 hours ago Unesco to study historic migration of Indian labourers  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Mauritius: International Indentured Labour Route Project Approved By Unesco  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 Daily3 days ago The NDTV Dialogues on Child Rights with Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi: Full Transcript  NDTV1 week ago A Gamechanger: Nobel Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi  Huffington Post1 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 Statesman3 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 week ago The Slave Trade - Alive, Kicking, and in a Country Very Near You [analysis]  Individual.com1 week ago

Every Treasured Progressive Reform Since the Abolition of Slavery Has Been Called 'Socialism'

But there is evidence that the American public is warming up to the term. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Congress's longest-serving independent, is reportedly seriously considering running for the White House. This is significant because Sanders ...
 AlterNet.org1 week ago
Dominica News Online

St Lucia PM makes the case for slave trade reparations

Prime Minister of St Lucia, Dr Kenny Anthony (Photo: UWI) MIAMI, USA -- The ground-breaking study on the abolition and emancipation of British West Indian slavery, Capitalism and Slavery , by Dr Eric Williams was recently the framework for an ...
 Caribbean News Now!2 weeks ago

Bankers & rules

THE UN Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery (1956) defines bonded labour as: status or condition arising from a pledge by a debtor of his personal services or those of a person under his control as security for a debt, if the value ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago
Malaysian Insider

Ex-prostitute ends long march for French bill to penalise clients

A woman holds a placard reading 'abolition of sexual slavery' during a demonstration lead by former prostitute Rosen Hicher (unseen), an activist for the abolition of prostitution in Paris. Rosen Hicher called for the adoption of a proposed law that ...
 Malaysian Insider1 month ago

Elizabeth Van Lew Was North's Greatest Civil War Spy

Elizabeth Van Lew found her calling with abolition while in Philadelphia and returned to Richmond, Va., in time to aid the North in the Civil War. ViewEnlargedImage Elizabeth Van Lew was suspected of being a spy for the North during the Civil War ...
 Investor's Business Daily10 hours ago
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