Modern slavery Current Affairs, GK & News

Modern slavery  Current Affairs, GK & News

2 December: International Day for Abolition of Slavery

Every year 2 December is observed as International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, across the world. The yearly event is organized by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and was first celebrated in 1986. International Day for Abolition of Slavery Objective: The day focuses on eradication of contemporary forms of slavery, like trafficking in persons, ..

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Mother Teresa Memorial Awards for Social Justice 2019

This year’s Mother Teresa Memorial Awards for Social Justice (MTMA) dedicated to the memory of the Saint of Kolkata, went to a number of people from India and abroad. The awards will be presented to the laureates on 3 November 2019 in Mumbai. Key Highlights The 2019 edition of award recognises the exemplary and humanitarian ..

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UK to fund Anti-Slavery Projects

Britain pledged £4 million to support global anti-slavery projects, from sexually exploited girls in Ethiopia to migrant workers in Malaysia and Mauritius. It also committed about 200 million pounds in aid funding to combat modern-day slavery overseas, and given millions of pounds to nations from Albania to Vietnam. Six organisations, including Anti-Slavery International ( a ..

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 International Day for the Abolition of Slavery: December 2

The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on December 2 every year with an objective to raise awareness about slavery and its impact on the society. This day marks adaptation of resolution ‘Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Prostitution of Others’ by United Nations (UN) General ..

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