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12:55, 05 October 2019

OSCE and Tajikistan’s Interior Ministry organize training courses on introduction to trafficking in human beings and its forms

AKIPRESS.COM - A series of two-day training courses on the Introduction to Trafficking in Human Beings and its Forms were held on 24 and 25 September and on 30 September and 1 October 2019 in Dushanbe.

The courses were organized by the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe in partnership with the Centre for Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings (THB) under Tajikistan’s Interior Ministry. They brought together some 30 investigation officers from the Ministry.

The training courses covered topics including legislative and international framework, forms of trafficking in human beings, protection measures available to law enforcement, identification of THB victims and support services.

Participants enhanced their knowledge on THB related concepts, classification of THB cases and widened the understanding of the THB victims’ needs and identified better ways to support them.

Farrukh Raufov, a trainer and national expert, said: “Combatting trafficking in human beings is a joint effort and each member of the society should actively participate in it. Only together and by taking necessary measures, we can combat this terrible and unacceptable phenomenon.”

The courses were conducted in the framework of the project that supports Tajikistan’s government in implementing the Law on Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings and raises awareness among the population in order to prevent trafficking in human beings. They are also part of assisting Tajikistan in the implementation of the National Action Plan on Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings for 2019-2021.

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