Sunday, August 14, 2022

Training for anti-human trafficking unit conducted in Mon district

Sakhi-One Stop Centre and District Administration Mon, in collaboration with State Resource Centre for Women (SRCW), organised training and capacity-building programme for Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) and other stakeholders dealing with prevention of human trafficking and rehabilitation of victims on July 7 at DC’s conference room, Mon.
According to a DIPR report, EAC Mon and nodal officer, Sakhi (OSC), Molosangla Ozukum in her keynote address, urged all stakeholders to work together and help government agencies to fight against the “social evil” of human trafficking. She believed in creating more awareness of the trend of ‘cyber-trafficking’ which is on the rise in present day.
Additionally, SDPO Mon, Imtiakum highlighted concepts, patterns, and dimensions of human trafficking. He spoke about the cases reported/modus operandi of human trafficking in the district and the role of AHTU, while panel lawyer, DLSA Mon spoke about the existing response system and legal mechanism to address human trafficking.
Meanwhile, case worker (OSC), Anyim Konyak highlighted the rescue and rehabilitation services for trafficked women and children through schemes under Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India. Director HADO, KBBB, Y.P Wilson Konyak also emphasised the role of civil societies in preventing human trafficking.
Programme concluded with a joint deliberation by all participants about challenges and way forward to address human trafficking. It was attended by ADC Mon, officers from social welfare and other departments, and representatives from various NGOs and civil societies.

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