Last Country To Abolish Slavery Adopts Roadmap To End Practice

February 28, 2014   // 0 Comments

    by Agence France Presse The United Nations envoy on modern-day slavery said on Thursday Mauritania had agreed to adopt a roadmap for eradicating the trade, which campaigners say remains widespread in the west African nation. The country was the last in the world to abolish slavery, in 1981, and since 2012 its practice has been officially designated a crime, but campaigner...

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