Slavery

11 July 1962

The 15th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 8-13 July, 1962 in San Francisco, USA:

The Fifteenth Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, meeting in San Francisco (Asilomar, California), July 8-13, 1962, expresses its concern about the reports published in the Press, of the increase of slave trading and slave dealing in several countries, and asks every Section not only to persuade their Governments to take steps to implement the Conventions by requesting the Economic and Social Council to set up an Advisory Committee of Experts for this purpose.