ACHR 6; ACHPR 5; ECHR 4.1, 4.2; CFREU 5; UDHR 4; ICCPR 8


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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 27.2


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International Convention No. 29 Concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour


Optional Protocol to the convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography. General Assembly Resolution A / RES / / 54/263 May 25, 2000


Protocol amending the Slavery Convention (Geneva October 23, 1953), resolution 794 (VIII).


Protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in Persons, especially women and children,

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Protocol Amendment to the Slavery Convention, Signed at Geneva on September 25, 1926


Slavery Convention


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Right to an effective remedy for Human Rights violations

Labor Law


Free Trade

Personal Freedom

Due Process

Duty to Investigate Human Rights Violations (acts of  Slavery, Servitude and Forced Labor)

Obligations on deprivation of Liberty (with forced labor)

Prohibition of trafficking in slaves, women and children