One day District Level Sensitization Programme on combating Child Trafficking was held on the occasion of the “World Day against Human Trafficking” campaigning at DC’s Conference Hall Tuensang on 8th August 2022.
The campaign was organized by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) with State Commission for Protection of Child rights and District Administration Tuensang.
Guest speaker of the programme, NCPCR Consultant, Kapil Sharma spoke on the topic of Human Trafficking where he said Human Trafficking was one of the fastest growing organized crimes next to drugs & weapons. Global Scenario, and statistics, Child Rights In India, Rights of Children in the Constitution of India, Human/ Child Trafficking Constitutional and Legal Mechanism, Why Children get Trafficked, Vulnerable Indicators, Digital era, and trafficking network etc were the topics he dwelt.
Superintendent of Police Tuensang, Vishal Chauhan said human trafficking is a vicious cycle and this menace exists in every corner of our society. He mentioned the importance of programme through which the public can be sensitized and impart awareness on the severity of the cases, the existence of corrective laws & acts, and the government’s initiatives to fight against human trafficking through which we can save our children. He also said there is the prevalence of domestic child abuse in our society of which some are exposed but many remain unheard of and should be booked and persecuted as prescribed under the law. Children’s behavior should be known at home for which parents should take a proactive role in understanding the child’s behaviors, parents have every right to supervise even the accounts of the child’s social media he added. In times of missing child cases, information to the authorities should not be delayed, faster tracking is faster information he also said.
DC Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant said human trafficking is a work of evil that can be controlled or stopped only when all the stakeholders are united and work in cooperation.
The programme was chaired by DCPO Tuensang, Yanthriba Sangtam.