Sher Bahadur Deuba, the Prime Minister, stated that all three levels of government were working hard to eliminate human trafficking, which has become a blemish on human civilization itself.
On the occasion of the 15th National Day against Human Trafficking and Smuggling today, the PM sent a message of best wishes to a programme organised by the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens, Human Trafficking Prevention Section.
The PM’s message reads, “The Constitution of Nepal has established provision for the prevention and control of human trafficking, and the administration is dedicated to this provision.”
PM Deuba has expressed his profound gratitude to all those who have joined the fight against human trafficking and urged everyone to contribute to the creation of a society free of the vice. He further remarked that in order to eliminate human trafficking, public awareness and economic development programmes must be implemented.
Nirudevi Pal, president of the House of Representatives’ Women and Social Committee, said it’s “terrible” that women are still being trafficked and smuggled in the twenty-first century. She emphasised the need of disrupting the human trafficking and smuggling network, urging everyone to act together from their separate locations to reduce this horrible crime.
Human trafficking, according to Ministry Secretary Yam Kumari Khatiwada, has always been a barrier to the development of a civilised society, and the crime has been reinforced as a societal taboo. To tackle crime, the Secretary stated that all players, including th
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