GUWAHATI, April 1 - A national-level seminar on effective enforcement of law in the view of women trafficking organised by Niloy, an NGO and supported by the National Commission of Women, was held recently in the Jyoti Chitrabon auditorium here.
The seminar, inaugurated by former IPS officer Pallab Bhattacharjee, gave an insight into the dreadful menace involved in the human trafficking scenario.
During his speech, Pallab Bhattacharjee explained that human trafficking is an organised crime which is beyond national and state boundaries. He highlighted the various preventive measures and the sources from where information can be obtained to solve a case involving trafficking of women and also touched on the problems that arise when dealing with human trafficking.
Advocate Santanu Kumar Sarkar in his speech, talked about how the various laws come into work when it comes to human trafficking and the role of self-help groups in fighting trafficking .
Babita Saikia, advocate and state coordinator of Bachpan Bachao Andolon, talked about the standard operating procedures to combat human trafficking and first-hand experiences in dealing with victims of trafficking.
More than 150 people attended the seminar which included various self-help groups for women as well as students from various colleges. The seminar concluded with an interactive session with the audience.