The Myanmar Police Force is implementing public awareness activities to better help the populace avoid becoming victims of trafficking. The MPF is also taking severe legal action against caught traffickers as part of its 100-day plan being implemented between 1 May and 8 August. The Police gave educational talks on human trafficking in Zabuthiri Township in Nay Pyi Taw, at Sanchaung and Thanlyin Townships in Yangon Region, Waimaw and Myitkyina Townships in Kachin State, Kalay twon in Sagaing Region, Kunhein town and Tachilek Township in Shan State on Tuesday.
At the talks, members of sections and companies of the Myanmar Anti-Human Trafficking Police Force elaborated the definitions of human trafficking and human smuggling, how to recognise the signs that someone might be a victim of human trafficking, methods of recruitment used by human traffickers, the types of human trafficking in Myanmar and the prevention of violence against women.
The police force gave out education pamphlets to 3,210 students, 100 trainees from the course for anti-narcotic drugs and members of the public who attended the ceremony.
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