International Abolitionist Federation 16

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- carbon copy of address by Francois Pignier at the 26th International Congress in Paris

- reports for the Executive Committee (14 Jan 1981) of International Committee meeting held on 25 Oct 1980, 10 Mar 1981 and 20 Jun 1981, 19 Mar 1983

- enquiry into the laws dealing with prostitution (1981)

- address prepared by Joyce Ansell for 27th International Congress at Nice 8-11 Sep 1981 (French and English) 'The Law on Prostitution in England and Wales'

- Congress resolutions passed at 27th International Congress with summing-up of proceedings

- leaflet for 27th International Congress

- programme for 27th International congress

- extract from 'News and views' about the 27th International Congress

- list of members of the International Committee in Dec 1981

- typescript 'Justice and injustice' speech by Joyce Ansell Working Group Against Slavery Geneva 8-12 Aug 1983

- copy of 'Question of slavery and the slave trade in all their practices and manifestations, including the slavery-like practices of apartheid and colonialism' Commission on Human Rights (Aug 1983)(Aug 1984)

- papers relating to General Assembly meeting on 16-17 Dec 1983

- correspondence concerning the UN Working Group on Slavery (copy of letter to Geoffrey Howe)

- photocopy of article 'L'action de la Federation Abolitionniste Internationale pour eliminer l'exploitation de la prostitution' by Myriam Schreiber in 'Transnational Associations' 6 1982

Press cuttings:

- 'New dilemma for old profession' from 'Sunday Times' dated 13 Sep 1981

- 'Slavery group under threat' photocopy from 'The Guardian' dated 21 Oct 1983

- 'Crisis time ahead for UN Slavery group' from 'The Times' dated 2 Nov 1983