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Denouncing ‘slavery in the modern age,’ UN launches plan against human trafficking
31 Aug 2010 -  United Nations, New York, 31 August 2010 - The United Nations today launched a global action plan to combat human trafficking, with senior UN officials urging that governments worldwide take coordinated and consistent measures to try to defeat the scourge. The plan, launched at a high-level meeting of the General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York, calls for integrating the fight against human trafficking into the UN's broader programmes to boost development and strengthen security around the world. It also calls for the setting up of a UN voluntary trust fund for victims of trafficking, especially women and children. Full Story: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=35777&Cr=SLAVERY&Cr1=
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