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On Day to Abolish Slavery, UN urges end to modern-day scourge trapping 21 million

Today, 21 million women, men and children worldwide are trapped in slavery, denied the right to live and ultimately work in freedom, dignity and equality, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has spotlighted on this International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.

Modern slavery proving hard to tackle in Niger

Modern-day forms of slavery are widespread in Niger according to a top UN human rights investigator who warns that young boys are being exploited and young girls trafficked to Nigeria.

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Film helps spotlight dangers of racism and prejudice

A film which is helping to raise awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice has been shown as part of the commemoration for the UN's International Day of Remembra

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