1839-04-17 London UK
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.
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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