International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

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The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery[1] is a yearly event on December 2, organized by the United Nations General Assembly. The Day was first celebrated in 1986.

The Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others[2] was approved by the United Nations General Assembly[3] on December 2, 1949. Besides, by resolution 57/195 of 18 December 2002, the Assembly proclaimed 2004 the International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition.

See also

  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery[4] from DAG Scher Library[4]

Notes

  1. ^ "International Day for the Abolition of Slavery". www.timeanddate.com. 
  2. ^ Refugees, United Nations High Commissioner for. "Refworld - Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others". 
  3. ^ "General Assembly of the United Nations". www.un.org. 
  4. ^ a b "Redirect to New Website - Dag Hammarskjöld Library". www.un.org. 
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