December 2 Is Regarded As the International Day For The Abolition Of Slavery

On December 2, 1949, the UNGA - United Nations General Assembly approved the "Convention for the Suppression of Trafficking in Persons and Exploitation of Prostitution."
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Updated: Dec 02, 2020 05:35:05 pm

December 2 Is Regarded As the International Day For The Abolition Of Slavery

02 December 2020 Current Affairs:

Every year December 2 is regarded as the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery worldwide. The annual event was organized by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and was first celebrated in 1986.

Highlights:
♦ The focus of the day is to eliminate contemporary forms of slavery, such as the worst forms of child labour, human trafficking, forced marriage,  forced recruitment of children for armed conflict and sexual exploitation. 
♦ On December 2, 1949, the UNGA -  United Nations General Assembly approved the "Convention for the Suppression of Trafficking in Persons and Exploitation of Prostitution."
♦ On December 18, 2002, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2004 as the "International Year for Commemorating the Opposition and Abolition of Slavery" in its resolution 57/195 of 2002. 
♦ In November 2016, the International Labor Organization (ILO) passed a new legally binding protocol aimed at strengthening global efforts to eliminate forced labour, which has come into effect. 
♦ In addition, the ILO has launched 50 freedom campaigns with the aim of persuading about 50 countries to ratify the Forced Labor Protocol by the end of 2019.
The main forms of modern slavery:
-    Forced labour
-    child labour
-    Trafficking

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