Kamjong: A One Day Awareness cum Workshop on Combating Child Trafficking’ was held on Thursday at Thawai village under Kamjong district. The function was organised by the District Administration, Kamjong in collaboration with District Child Protection Unit, Kamjong, at Thawai Community Hall.
Deputy Commissioner, Kamjong, Rangnamei Rang Peter, was the chief guest of the function, while Superintendent of Police, P Manjit, was the guest of honour. More than one hundred participants attended the program.
Giving his chief guest speech, Rangnamei Peter highlighted the need to combat such an important and grave issue as child trafficking and abuse. He appealed to all the government machinery, especially the police, all the NGOs and the public to co-operate and co-ordinate in preventing child trafficking.
SP, P Manjit also mentioned the need for all sections of the society to stay alert against such a serious crime, and further assured that the Police Department spared no efforts in solving such cases.
As a part of the function, District Child Protection Officer (DCPO), PabitraThingbaijam, presented a lecture on the topic “Understanding Child Protection Systems.
Moreover, Social Worker FXB India Suraksha, Songamla Leikha, spoke on “Child Trafficking& Sexual Abuses’, while Member of Juvenile Justice Board, Wungmakhok Zimik, spoke on the topic “Overview of Juvenile Justice Act”.