Shakti Vahini in association with United States of America Consulate, Kolkata organized a two day conclave on “Working Together to Combat Human Trafficking” in Ranchi, Jharkhand on March 27 and 28, 2015. Seeing the vulnerability of the Jharkhand State of India from where a large number of women and children are reported to be trafficked to other parts of the country, the fourth Anti Trafficking in Persons Conclave was organized in Ranchi.

More than 250 dignitaries from various parts of the country such as New Delhi, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, North-East, and Mumbai, including delegates from United States of America, French Embassy, Bangladesh and Nepal participated. The Conclave also witnessed the participation of various UN Agencies like UNODC, UNICEF and International Labour Organization, and various NGOs like PLAN, Asia Foundation, Terres de Homes, Humming Bird Foundation, International Justice Mission and NGOs like Bachpan Bachao Andolan Etc.

The main objective of the two day conclave was to bring together key stakeholders such as NGOs, Government, the business community, law enforcement agencies, civil society organizations, youths and the legal establishment to encourage increased networking, sharing of best practices and cooperation to tackle growing menace of trafficking in persons. The Conclave also witnessed by the active participation of the Jharkhand State Government with the involvement of various departments such as the Women and Child Development Department, Education Department, Labour Department etc. The honourable Chief Minister of Jharkhand graced the programme by announcing to enact the Placement Agency (Regulation) Act in Jharkhand.

RANCHI – ANTI TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS CONCLAVE REPORT 2015

RANCHI – ANTI TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS CONCLAVE – JHARKHAND SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS- 2015

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