International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

international Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Question: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on?
(a) 2nd December
(b) 4th December
(c) 1st December
(d) 3rd December
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • On 2nd December every year, ‘International Day for the Abolition of Slavery’ is observed globally since 1986.
  • This day focuses on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, and the worst forms of child labor, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.
  • This day also marks the date of adoption by the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others by the General assembly in year 1949.

Links:

http://www.un.org/en/events/slaveryabolitionday/background.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_for_the_Abolition_of_Slavery

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