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Jul 25, 2018

Briefing at US Congress Raises Awareness for Persistence of Slavery in the Sahel Region

Following an introduction by UNPO’s US Programme Coordinator, human rights and environmental lawyer Alice Bullard opened the discussion by providing an overview of the issue globally, highlighting in particular the gendered nature of modern-day slavery. When discussing potential steps to help end slavery in the region, Ms Bullard stressed that, at least on paper, there is strong national...

Jul 25, 2018

Briefing at US Congress Raises Awareness for Persistence...

On 24 July 2018, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), in cooperation with the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, organised a briefing entitled “Freedom from Tradition: The...

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Jul 24, 2018

Briefing: The Struggle for the Eradication of...

Slavery is accepted in many circles as a horror that humanity has fortunately left in the past. In fact, slavery continues to be practiced in many modern societies with minimal recognition and inadequate...

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Feb 13, 2018

Bellah People: Recognition of Minorities in Mali...

 This article was published by The Broker: Insecurity and the quasi-absence of the State in Northern Mali, especially since the beginning of the Mali War in January 2012, have had a devastating impact...

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