The coordinators of the Research Action Programme “Slavery and Forced Migration in Kayes” award a certificate of recognition to the CNDH (National Commission for Human Rights in Mali). The coordinators of the Action-Research Programme “Slavery and Forced Migration in Kayes” from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, the Laboratoire d’Etudes et de Recherches en Droit, Decentralisation
by Leah Durst-Lee and Nolwenn Marconnet To discuss anti-slavery movements in West Africa, we must first discuss against what they are resisting. Around the world slavery has been legally abolished, but yet it is estimated that globally there are more people living in forms of slavery than ever before, and in Mali at least 200,000 people are subject to exploitative
Cher.e.s lecteur.rice.s, Nous vous présentons ici notre quatrième bulletin d’information, avec un autre éventail bien rempli d’activités et de nouvelles. Une étape importante de notre projet a été la formation sur l’esclavage fondé sur l’ascendance pour le personnel judiciaire et administratif dans l’Ouest du Mali, qui a eu lieu à Bamako du 28 juin au 2 juillet 2021.La formation a
Take a look at the photo gallery by clicking on the picture, and get an idea of the studious but very pleasant atmosphere.
Dear colleagues, We are pleased to present here the second newsletter of our EMiFo project, with some updates on its progress over the last 6 weeks. The research team has continued to publish online texts and articles to raise awareness about the fight against descent-based slavery in Mali (article on the Africa Is a Country website) and to explain the
On March 2nd 2021, the prefecture of Kita hosted a workshop to report on the initial results of the survey conducted among displaced persons in Mambiri and to launch the activities of the paralegals for our Slavery and Forced Migration (SlaFMig or EMiFo in French) research project. The SlaFMig programme uses a multidisciplinary approach to analyse the phenomenon of slavery