BSS-11 Human trafficking victims need integrated support for rehabilitation: speakers

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BSS-11

TRAFFICING-VICTIMS-REHABILITATION

Human trafficking victims need integrated support for rehabilitation:
speakers

RAJSHAHI, Jan 8, 2018 (BSS) – Speakers at a review meeting here today said
the victims of human trafficking need integrated support to lessen their
plights and vulnerabilities with proper rehabilitation in society.

They mentioned that the human trafficking victims are subjected to
repression and oppression by their surroundings people. So there should be
effective and time-befitting measures for ensuring their access to family and
social integration.

They came up with the remarks at district directory review meeting at
Hotel Warishan in the city.

Sachetan Rajshahi, a rights-based organization, arranged the meeting in
association with Bangladesh Counter Trafficking in Persons Programme. USAID
and Winrock International jointly supported the meeting.

Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Md Shalahuddin, District Legal
Aid Officer Selim Reza, Assistant Commissioners Zishan Bin Mazed and Mamnul
Ahmed and Executive Director of Sachetan Rajshahi Hasinul Islam, its Project
Coordinator Mahmud-Un-Nabi and Programme Officer Rokshana Parveen addressed
the meeting as resource persons.

Md Shalahuddin stressed the need for collective efforts of all government
and non-government organizations concerned for proper rehabilitation of the
human trafficking victims.

Taking part in group discussions, the participants put forward a set of
recommendations on how to make the service oriented activities appropriate to
ease the sufferings of victims who faced human trafficking.

They also advocated for formulating a time-befitting plan so that
qualitative services are ensured through wide using of district directory.

Among others, District Fisheries Officer Subhash Chandra Shaha, District
Livestock Officer Nizam Uddin and Editor of Daily Sonar Desh Akbarul Hassan
Millat took part in the group discussions.

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