Slavery in Mauritania is often passed down through generations, and
slaves are raised in a social and religious system that reinforces the
legitimacy of their situation everyday. Many slaves face beatings and
rape on a daily basis, and have no legal way to stop
Mauritania criminalized the owning of slaves in 2007, but
anti-slavery activists say that very few "masters" are ever
Join us in putting pressure on the Mauritanian government by
sending a message to the Mauritanian Embassy of the United States.