How Far the League of Nations a Success in the 1920

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How far was the League of Nations a success in the 1920’s? On the one hand, the League of Nations achieved success in several things during the 1920’s. An important part of this success was due to the vast humanitarian work they did. The International Labor Organization (ILO) was aimed to improve the conditions of working conditions throughout the world, as it collected statistics and information about working conditions and it tried to persuade member countries to adopt its suggestions. The League of Nations did tremendous work in getting refugees and former prisoners of war back to their home lands (about 400.000 prisoners returned to their homes in the first few years after war). The League acted quickly to stamp out cholera, smallpox and dysentery in the refugee camps. The ILO introduced a resolution for the maximum 48-hours work, and an eight- hour day, it campaigned strongly for employers to improve working conditions and in limiting hours that small children were allowed to work. The Health Committee and later the World Health Organization worked hard to defeat the dreaded disease leprosy and greatly reduced cases of malaria and yellow fever with the global campaign to exterminate mosquitoes. The League made recommendations on marking shipping lanes and produced an international highway code for read users. Moreover, it brought about the freeing of 200.000 slaves owners and traders in Burma. Even in the areas where it could not remove social injustice the League kept careful records of what was going on provided information on problems such as drug trafficking, prostitution and slavery. In addition, to humanitarian work, The League of Nations was successful dealing with some cases of border disputes. The first one was the dispute between Sweden and Finland to control the Aaland Island, which were midway between the two countries. As both of them were

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