Slave Trade

August 23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition

Child slave exploitation material on the internet

On 14 August 2022,  Kailash Satyarthi, the joint recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, was interviewed by Umamaheswara Rao of The Times of India about the trafficking of children. Kailash explained that this was caused by an increase in demand for online child exploitation material on the internet. “This has gone up manifold […]

Ukrainian women and children sold into slavery 

As the Society has previously warned, Ukrainian women and children were being trafficked into slavery. Ukrainian women and children are being sold into slavery in the United Arab Emirates, according to a report “Modern Slavery In Dubai” by the Washington Institute for Defence and Security and the New York Center for Foreign Policy Affairs. It […]

Crime syndicates using slaves

We attach the Report on the Role of organized criminal groups with regard to contemporary forms of slavery – Note by the Secretary-General

Sri Lanka

We attch the Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery in Sri Lanka

Child labor in Kenya and Tanzania

August 11, 2022. Children are increasingly involved in sand mining in Kenya and Tanzania. The illegal sand trade occurs in mostly remote areas. Mined sand is widely used in the construction industry.

Day of the African Child

Thursday, June 16, 2022 The Day of the African Child was established by the Organisation of African Unity on June 22, 1991. The date chosen commemorates June 16, 1976, when 10,000 to 20,000 black high school children marched in a column more than half a mile long in Soweto. They were protesting against being forced […]

World Day Against Child Labor

Sunday, June 12, 2022 is the World Day Against Child Labor. In 2002, the International Labour Organization launched the World Day Against Child Labour to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. The World Day brings together governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, […]

Child labor in agriculture

May 30, 2022 A group of UN human rights experts have welcomed the adoption of the Durban Call to Action on the Elimination of Child Labor on 20 May 2022 by representatives of governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations, UN agencies, civil society and regional organizations attending the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour […]

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