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Campaign against racial, sexual violence and human trafficking
Dimapur, Mar 4 (NPN):
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Published on 4 Mar. 2011 11:15 PM IST
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The North East Support Centre & Helpline will release report on NE migration and challenges of sexual harassment, racial discrimination and trend of human trafficking in Delhi and NCR on international women day, March 8.
Study was conducted by NE helpline team led by Madhu Chandra, spokesperson of North East Support Centre & Helpline, New Delhi.
The reports mentioned the exclusive finding on the trend of NE migration and its push and pull factors, the lack of education infrastructure and employment opportunities are two major push factors, which have affected the socio-political crisis in the region.
Stating that no adequate funds have been invested in the NE region to develop education sector in the region, the union budget of `8000 announced was too little comparing to the money spent by parents to support their children studying outside NE region.
Over 2.5 lakhs students from northeast region have migrated to study in other cities of India and it cost annually one fifth of the union government’s 2011-12 budget.
It further stated that the challenges faced by northeast communities in Delhi have a paradigm shift from racial discrimination to sexual violence, from sexual violence to human trafficking.
The last trend was more worrisome as done by organized criminals than earlier issues of racial attach and sexual violence.
Research report have series of recommendation for union government, Delhi government, Delhi and NCR police, northeast state governments and civil societies to look at and develop relevance laws, policies, and plan of actions to deal with the trend of push factors to migration and challenges faced in Delhi and NCR.

 
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