Close co-ordination needed to combat human trafficking

Close co-ordination needed to combat human trafficking

Close co-ordination needed to combat human trafficking

Kiphire District Administration and Office of the Superintendent of Police along with Mahila Shakti Kendra and Sakhi- One Stop Centre observed World Day Against Trafficking in Persons at Deluxe Point, Kiphire on July 30. (Morung Photo)  


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Kiphire | July 30

Students, public and leaders from various NGOs gathered at Deluxe Point, Kiphire to observed World Day Against Trafficking In Person under the theme ‘You can free me’ organized by District Administration, District Level Center for Women (MSK) and Sakhi One Stop Centre on July 30.


Speaking at the event, Wetsho Lasushe EAC (P) called upon the gathering to coordinate and fight against human trafficking which is growing at an alarming rate. Stating that in most cases of human trafficking women, children and weaker section are the most targeted due to economic condition, he called for a vigil society that protect the most vulnerable.


He mentioned that every country is affected by human trafficking and it is so sad that our people, our state is no exception. “A business where a women are compelled to provide commercial sex, steals the children and making their life miserable. Human traffickers do not come with devilish look or schemes but often it comes with deceitful looks and schemes,” he said. “Women, children and weaker sections of the society are the targeted and valuable. Parents, youths, students and society as a whole must be visualised at all times to such deceitful agendas,” he stated while encouraging the citizens of Kiphire to prevent to cooperate and to fight against the trafficking.


Also speaking at the programme, Addl SP Kiphire Sentilong mentioned that “trafficking means exploiting women and children by force which needs to be tackled.” Stating that trafficking can be check when there is a close co-ordination between NGOs, civil societies and police he urged upon the gathering to extend support and cooperation towards the law enforcing agencies to fight the maniac of human trafficking.


Anybody can be a victim to traffickers, so if this things happen in the locality, immediately complain should primarily have to be lodge at police station or even in the District Magistrate, he said further calling upon all students, teenagers to be more aware about the trafficking to be save in days to come.


NCC Kiphire presented a street play on the world day against trafficking. Awareness on trafficking was given by Tsosing Counsellor, (OST) where she called upon all the students to take action in the campus, join or establish a club to raise awareness about the human trafficking and initiate actions throughout the local community and also to work with a local religious community or congregation to help and stop this trafficking by supporting a victim service, provider or spreading awareness of human trafficking.

The programme was chaired by Visuthong District Coordinator MSK.
(With DIPR inputs)