Hope for slaves in west Africa

Hope for slaves in west Africa after a landmark ruling says a recent Guardian article by Xan Rice.  A court has found Niger's government guilty of failing to protect a girl from being sold into slavery.  The article mentions some other African states where slavery still happens – Mali, Mauritania and Sudan.  See background notes on slavery in Niger from Anti-Slavery International

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