National Press Club South Sudan says trafficking in Persons is crucial issue internationally and South Sudan is not an exception
JUBA, 4 August- The National Press Club South Sudan participated and moderated the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons which is marked every year on July 30. The event was held at the University of Juba faculty of Law aimed to create awareness around people who are being trafficked and are taken away against their will. It will also help to educate others that trafficking in persons is a crime exploiting even women and children for tragic jobs like forced labour and sex.
During the event as a moderator NPC-SS program coordinator Mr. Poverty Alfred Taban urged fellow South Sudanese to stay alert and orient each other on Human trafficking in persons in the Country and line ministries and task force should conduct continues awareness on this vital issue of concern.
This will give an opportunity to understand the harms of human trafficking and its impact on the life of the people.
Speaking at the forum first counsel Sabri Wani said that Trafficking in persons (TIP) is a crucial issue internationally and South Sudan is not an exception to the matter and the Government is monitoring into the Traffickers through the ministry of Interior from the boarders and within as it may occur in the various communities.
Among the panelists are UNASS the organizing national organization, UN IOM, CSO, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and the members of South Sudan national task force on countering trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants.