United Nations Ignores Slavery
Actually, it's worse than that. One could argue they've effectively endorsed slavery. The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has just voted to appoint Mauritania as its Vice-President for the next year.
Mauritania, although all-but ignored by mainstream human-rights groups, is a country that allows 20% of its citizens, about 800,000 people, some as young as 10, to live as slaves.
The United Nations Human Rights Council: setting the standard.