Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery

The United Nations 1956 Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery is the full title of the supplementary convention. In 1926, a treaty called the Slavery Convention was signed into force and it was the first international treaty that proposed to secure the abolition of slavery and of the slave trade. The supplementary convention executes the slavery convention by acting to eradicate forms of slavery like debt bondage, serfdom, servile marriage and child servitude.

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