Sunday, May 04, 2008

A Manual for Cops to Combat Human Trafficking

From Thaindian News:

The Government released a manual on Friday for police personnel in New Delhi, to effectively counter human trafficking as well as dealing sensitively with the victims.

The ‘Manual for Police Training On Anti Human Trafficking’ that was unveiled with support of United Nations Office On Drugs and Crime (UNODC) intends to guide the police personnel on dealing strictly with those indulging in human trafficking as well as to be sensitive to the victims’ plight.

The manual aims at bringing about an attitudinal change so that the vulnerable victims of human trafficking are not subjected to further indignities. “This is a training manual for police officers. It has been developed with inputs from individuals and experts all over south Asia but especially from India. And as the United Nations does, it will take the best learning from this and use in the context of other products we are developing for use in other parts of world," said Garry Lewis, Representative, UNODC.

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