Presentation on Fostering cooperation between NREMs and State and non-State actors in destination, transit and source countries. Draft. Ministry of Home Affairs Government of India. Seventh largest country in the world Second most populated country > 1.2 billion
Presentation on Fostering cooperation between NREMs and State and non-State actors in destination, transit and source countries Draft Ministry of Home Affairs Government of India
Seventh largest country in the world Second most populated country > 1.2 billion 29 States and 7 Union Territories Shares borders with 6 countries in Asia Sex ratio- 933 females per 1000 males 56.9% population is between 15-59 years old Largest parliamentary democracy India: An overview
Strategy to tackle Trafficking PREVENTION PROTECTION PROSECUTION • Deal with Root causes; • Education, Unemployment, Poverty • Awareness Raising; • Sound Policies • Enforcement • Assistance; • Empowering Victims; • Human Rights Based Approach • Criminalisation; • Investigation; • Sensitization of Stakeholders • International Cooperation • Rescue, Rehabilitation & Reintegration in the society
Human Trafficking - Multiple dimensions, Many agencies
COMMISSIONS • National Commission for SCs & STs.
International Conventions and Legal Instruments
Institutional Mechanisms to Tackle Trafficking
MHA- Comprehensive Anti-Trafficking Scheme for Strengthening Law Enforcement
Integrated Anti-Human Trafficking Units (AHTUs) Under MHA scheme, 225 AHTUs established. 68 AHTUs established with UNODC scheme All AHTUs are functional.
Ministry of Home Affairs(Anti Trafficking Cell)- effective coordination Role and Functions Acts as focal point for communicating various decisions and follow up on action taken by the State Governments. To interface with other Ministries and NCRB in the collation and dissemination of information. • To monitor action taken by the State Governments/UTs for combating the crime and organizing coordination meetings with the Nodal police officers of States/UTs. • New web portal launched in 2014 to enable better and swifter coordination between State & non State actors .
Criminal Law(Amendment) Act 2013 has come into force wherein Section 370 of the IPC has been substituted with Section 370 and 370A of IPC which provide for comprehensive measures to counter the menace of human trafficking including trafficking of children for exploitation in any form including physical exploitation or any form of sexual exploitation, slavery, servitude, or the forced removal of organs. Human Trafficking has specifically been defined in the Act. Criminal Law (Amendment)Act 2013
Crime and Criminal Tracking and Network System (CCTNS) – Key Features 20
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