The Human Trafficking Secretariat (HTS) below the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has sensitised 32 Judges decided on from the Northern sector on Human Trafficking Laws.
Speaking on behalf of the Chief Director of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Dr Afisah Zakariah, the Acting Head of the Human Trafficking Secretariat, Madam Sena Owusu-Gibson, stated trafficking people depart the sufferers with bodily, emotional and mental wounds, therefore the want to sensitise the Judges to be delicate to the plight of sufferers and offer protection to them.
She added that justice for sufferers has the ability to reduce the ache of the inclined although it would possibly not remove the revel in of the trafficked sufferer.
She pleaded with the Judges and all the Judicial System to be able of dashing trials on instances of human trafficking.
“The role of the Judicial System cannot be underestimated in the fight against trafficking nationally and globally,” she famous.
The Director of the Judicial Training Institute, Professor Justice Denis Adjei, charged the Judges to take the educational critically to allow them to dispense justice in line with the Law.
“Human Trafficking is a modern form of servitude, slavery and a universal crime which we all need to fight against,” he reiterated.
The was once funded through the European Union in Ghana throughout the European Union Emergency Trust Fund with the improve of Expertise France.
Expertise France at the side of the EU and MoGCSP have educated some 330 Law Enforcement Officers within the quite a lot of areas of the rustic.
Author: GhanaThese days