Tag: ascendance

29
Jul

Training workshop for administrative and judicial authorities on descent-based slavery, Bamako, Mali (June 2021)

As part of the EMiFo (“Slavery and Forced Migration in Western Mali”) research-action programme, a training workshop was held for administrative and judicial authorities (mainly from the regions of Kayes, Kita, Nioro and Koulikoro) on descent-based slavery, from 28 June to 2 July 2021. On Monday 28 June 2021, the opening ceremony was attended by about a hundred people, including

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29
Jul

Counting the Victims: Part 1 – The difficulty in quantifying victims of descent-based slavery, by Leah Durst-Lee (July 2021)

Since 2018, at least 3,000 people have been displaced due to slavery-related violence in the Kayes region of Mali. But to receive the help victims deserve, a better count of how many people have been displaced is needed. This will help activists, researchers and policymakers to develop durable solutions for those in need. However it is difficult to get a

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