A one day district level sensitization programme on “Combating Child Trafficking” on the occasion of World Day against Human Trafficking was organised by the National Commission for protection of Child Rights (NCPRC) along with the support of the State Commission for protection of Child Rights (SCPCRs) and the West Jaiñtia Hills District Administration today.
The objective of the campaign is to sensitize the key stakeholders on basic indicators to identify children at risk, vulnerable children and prevention for combating child trafficking in bordering districts of the country.
MSCPCR chairperson, Iamon M Syiem explained the several factors that contribute to child trafficking and the need to be vigilant about the problem of child trafficking.
NCPCR senior technical expert, Shaista K Shah made a presentation on protection of rights of a child, prevention and combating, strategy to prevent child trafficking in the country.
Speaking on the role of police department, Superintendent of Police Bikram Marak said the district police are taking all measures to prevent child trafficking.
Deputy Commissioner incharge, P.K Boro, Child Welfare Committee, police officers and staff from the District Child Protection Unit, Jowai were also present.