International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery  in United Nations in 2022
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Dates of International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 
2024 United Nations Monday, December 2ndInternational Day for the Abolition of Slavery 
2023 United Nations Saturday, December 2ndInternational Day for the Abolition of Slavery 
2022 United Nations Friday, December 2ndInternational Day for the Abolition of Slavery 
2021 United Nations Thursday, December 2ndInternational Day for the Abolition of Slavery 
2020 United Nations Wednesday, December 2ndInternational Day for the Abolition of Slavery 
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The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, December 2nd, marks the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV) of December 2nd 1949).

The focus of this day is on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, the worst forms of child labour, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.

An estimated 40.3 million people are in modern slavery, including 24.9 in forced labour and 15.4 million in forced marriage.

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