Anti-Slavery International

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History

17 Apr 1839, London (UK), as British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society. Amalgamated, 1909, with Aborigines Protection Society, set up 1837, becoming known as Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society. Subsequently referred to as Anti-Slavery Society for the Protection of Human Rights -- Société anti-esclavagiste pour la protection des droits de l'homme -- Liga contra la Esclavitud or Anti-Slavery Society and later as Anti-Slavery International for the Protection of Human Rights. Present name adopted 1990. UK Registered Charity: 1049160.

Aims

Through research, raising awareness and campaigning, work to eliminate all forms of contemporary slavery, including: debt bondage, forced labour, forced marriage, the worst forms of child labour, trafficking and traditional slavery, by pressuring governments to acknowledge slavery and abolish its practice and by giving local organizations an international voice. Persuade governments concerned to cooperate in introducing reforms; persuade more UN member states to ratify the Supplementary Convention on Slavery (1956) and sign, ratify and implement anti-slavery laws.

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Activities

Knowledge management/information dissemination; research/documentation; awareness raising; advocacy/lobbying/activism; networking/liaising; awards/prizes/competitions; events/meetings. Management of treaties and agreements: Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery.

Structure

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Languages

Arabic, English, French, Spanish.

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special); International Labour Organization (ILO) (Special List); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); Council of Europe (CE) (Participatory Status); African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) (Observer).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 30 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Societal Problems
    • Maltreatment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

D0058

Last News Received

2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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