THE Anti-Human Trafficking Police Force under the Myanmar Police Force is implementing public awareness activities for the prevention of people from being trafficked and taking severe legal action against traffickers under the first 100-day plan being carried out between 1 May and 8 August.
The Anti-Human Trafficking Police Force organised the education talks on human trafficking at the Yangon Eastern University in Thanlyin township, Yankin Education College’s Basic Education Practising Middle School and No. 3 Basic Education Middle School in Sanchaung Township of Yangon Region, in Kawthaung township of Taninthayi Region, Kunlon and Tachilek townships of Shan State on 29 June.
Similarly, the Anti-Human Trafficking Police Force gave the education talks on human trafficking in Ottarathiri township in Nay Pyi Taw, at Naungkayah Ward in Loikaw, Kayah State, at the Basic Education High School in Myitkyina, Kachin State and in the office of the Anti-Human Trafficking Police Force Section in Tachilek, Shan State on 26 June and on Monday.
At the talks members of the Anti-Human Trafficking Police Force explained the differences between human trafficking and human smuggling, the types of human trafficking in Myanmar, how someone might be identified as a victim of human trafficking, methods of recruitment used by human traffickers and the prevention of violence against women.
The police force gave out education pamphlets to 2499 students and 200 people in the ward who attended the ceremony.
Myanmar Police Force