World Day Against Trafficking In Persons Observed

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Kokrajhar, July 31: The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons was observed in Kokrajhar Saturday with various day long program.

NEDAN foundation observed the event with the theme “Use and abuse of technology” at Weaving Destination Campus, Anthaigwlao, Chandrapara in Kokrajhar.

Rescued children lodge at Destination Girls Home, NEDAN fraternity, and locals participated in the program.

A skit performance was showcased by rescued children of Destination Girls Home which highlighted the issues of betrayal, luring of children for trafficking and organ selling. Games and drawing competition was conducted to mark the theme “Use and abuse of technology”.

Earlier, the program started with the welcome song and dance performed by the girl inmates of Destination Girls Home followed by the welcome address by Reshma Narzary. Mayami Sangma, Bhaigyashree Daimari, interns of NEDAN foundation from Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati coordinated the program.

Sikwana Brahma, project coordinator NEDAN foundation talked about the negative uses of mobile phone and how it helps in creating a network for traffickers. He explicate about the theme of the program and how technology has helped in rising trafficking related crime to the attendees.

Amar Borgayary, project manager of NEDAN foundation talked about the responsibility of every citizen in combating child trafficking. He said that stopping child trafficking is not the concern of only few individuals but society as a whole.