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Name: Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery.
Country: International Organizations
Subject(s): Human rights; Elimination of forced labour
Type of legislation: International agreement
Adopted on: 1956-09-07
Entry into force:
ISN: ORG-1956-IA-67061
Bibliography: Text in English Text in English Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (consulted on 2009-10-10)
Texte en franšais Texte en franšais Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies aux droits de l'homme (consulted on 2009-10-10)
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits slave trade of all forms.
Obliges States parties to completely abolish or abandon institutions and practices, including debt bondage, serfdom, child labour, where they still exist and whether or not they are covered by the definition of slavery contained in article 1 of the Slavery Convention.
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