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Anti-Slavery International

Anti-Slavery International, founded in 1839, is the world’s oldest international human rights organisation and the only charity in the United Kingdom to work exclusively against slavery and related abuses. They work at local, national and international levels to eliminate the system of slavery around the world by :

  • urging governments of countries with slavery to develop and implement measures to end it
  • lobbying governments and intergovernmental agencies to -* Supporting research to assess the scale of slavery in order to identify measures to end it
  • Working with local organisations to raise public awareness of slavery
  • Educating the public about the realities of slavery and campaigning for its end.

Anti-Slavery International’s work is divided among three teams : Programme, Communication and Information, enabling the NGO to work effectively towards achieving our goal of a slave-free world.

Address : Anti-Slavery International
Thomas Clarkson House
The Stableyard Broomgrove Road
London SW9 9TL
Phone : +44 (0)20 7501 8920
Fax : +44 (0)20 7738 4110
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Child labour

What is child labour? Some types of work make useful, positive contributions to a child’s development. Work can help children learn about responsibility and develop particular skills that will benefit them and the rest of society. Often, work is a vital source of income that helps to sustain children and their families. However, across the world, millions of children do extremely hazardous work in harmful conditions, putting their health, education, personal and social development, and (...) read

date of on-line publication : 30 July 2007

Trafficking in women, forced labour and domestic work in the context of the Middle East and Gulf region

> Working paper, Anti-Slavery International 2006, 82 p. (pdf)

Globally, for more than 40 years, female migrants have been almost as numerous as male migrants. In 1960, there were 35 million female migrants and 40 million male migrants. By 2000, although the total number of migrants had more than doubled, the gap between female and male migrants remained about the same with 85 million female migrants and 90 million male migrants. This number covers women who migrate for a variety of reasons and for various purposes, including those who migrate for (...) read

date of on-line publication : 14 March 2007

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