Imphal: A‘One Day Awareness cum Workshop on Combating Child Trafficking’ was held on Thursday at Thawai village under Kamjong district.
Organised by the District Administration, Kamjong in collaboration with District Child Protection Unit, Kamjong, the function was held at Thawai Community Hall.
Deputy commissioner 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.
Rangnamei highlighted the need to combat such an important and grave issue as child trafficking and abuse. He appealed all the government machineries especially the police, all the NGOs and the public to co-operate and co-ordinate in preventing child trafficking.
Manjit mentioned the need for all sections of the society to stay alert to such a serious crime, and further assured that the police department have always been leaving no stones unturned while solving such cases.
As a part of the function, District Child Protection officer Pabitra Thingbaijam presented a lecture on the topic “Understanding Child Protection Systems’.
Songamla Leikha, Social Worker FXB India Suraksha spoke on “Child Trafficking and Sexual Abuses’, while Wungmakhok Zimik, member of Juvenile Justice Board spoke on the topic “Overview of Juvenile Justice Act”.