The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

English: Ban Ki-moon 日本語: 潘基文
English: Ban Ki-moon 日本語: 潘基文 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 2 December

Today, governments, civil  society and the private sector must unite to eradicate all contemporary forms  of slavery. … Together, let us do our utmost for the millions of victims throughout the world who are held in slavery and deprived  of their human rights and dignity – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Message for the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery  on 2 December 2012

The International Day for the Abolition of  Slavery, 2 December, marks the date of 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 2  December 1949).

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