Slavery Current Affairs, GK & News
International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade is observed on March 25, annually. Highlights Speaking on the occasion, the UN Chief underlined the need of addressing pernicious and persistent consequences of slavery. He also called for renewed commitments for a world where all can live with peace, dignity ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The Modern Slavery Innovation Fund (MSIF) supports international projects to trial innovative ways of stopping modern slavery, It is in news recently because Britain has pledged £4 million to support global anti-slavery projects. Six organizations – Anti-Slavery International and the United Nations University, Stronger Together, The Freedom Fund , Retrak and Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Abolitionism • Anti-Slavery International • Contemporary slavery • Ethical trade • Federations • Freedom Fund • Human rights abuses • Multiple Sclerosis International Federation • Slavery • Slavery in the 21st century • Unfree labour
In August 2018, Delhi High Court decriminalized beggary by striking down some sections of the Bombay Prevention of Beggary Act, 1959, as extended to Delhi. Background Begging is a crime in twenty states and two union territories of India. It is treated as cognizable and non-bailable offense. Presently, there is not a single uniform law ..
The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade is observed every year on March 25 to honour and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal slavery system. The International Day also aims to raise awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice today. The ..
The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is observed every year by UNESCO on August 23 to pay tribute to all those who fought for freedom, and, in their name, to continue teaching about their story and the values therein.
Topics: Abolitionism • African slave trade • Atlantic slave trade • Culture • Human rights abuses • International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition • International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade • Organizations • Remembrance days • Slavery • The Slave Route Project • UNESCO