Media practitioners workshop on human trafficking

Human trafficking workshop for media practitioners PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Human trafficking workshop for media practitioners PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Human trafficking continues to be one of the major concerns for law and security agencies in the country.

In order to improve effectiveness in addressing human trafficking cases, the permanent secretary of Defence, Justice and Security, Matshidiso Bokole stated that they have over the past year intensified efforts to facilitate training of frontline officials in law enforcement, social welfare and to an extent, the judiciary.

Bokole said that the primary objective of the two-day workshop on trafficking in persons held at Gaborone International Convection Centre (GICC) was for the media, more than it is for anyone else, to gain a better appreciation in anti-human trafficking matters, particularly on the applicable law.

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