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ANTI TRAFFICKING PROGRAM

Introduction:
Since 2000 ANTAR has been involved in prevention of trafficking through organizing workshops and meetings at district and grass roots level. In several areas ANTAR has been playing the role of co- organizer and facilitator for the workshops and meetings organized on trafficking issue by local level NGOs. The major objectives of these sessions are to launch a comprehensive campaign against trafficking ensuring participation of civil society, GOs and NGOs. These events covered the districts of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Rangamati, Bandarban, and Khagrachari.

Human trafficking has been identified as a serious violation of human rights in the Country. ANTAR from its inception has actively involved in counter trafficking activity programmatically. ANTAR started playing pioneering role to combat trafficking in person taking it as one of its program focused issue.

ANTAR has produced several counter trafficking materials including workshop and orientation guideline, poster etc. ANTAR also procured and mobilized a lot of information materials on trafficking issue. ANTAR disseminates and distributes many materials to other NGOs, stakeholders around the country. ANTAR has established an information resource center on right based issues including trafficking. ANTAR observed that Imams also being the major actors in promoting rights should take appropriate role. ANTAR works with the adolescent children for building their capacity on child rights, trafficking, reproductive health, sexual abuse and exploitation in the greater Chittagong area. ANTAR actively involved with the children for build their capacity and awareness about the human trafficking and safe migration in greater Chittagong area.

Goal:
Reduce the incidents of human trafficking in the project districts of Bangladesh.

Objectives:
The following will be the project objectives to contribute to the started goal:

  1. Awareness, Knowledge level, Prevention capacity and strategies on trafficking issues increased;
  2. Awareness on trafficking issues raised among NGOs, key stakeholders, local Government members, local administration, community people and vulnerable groups;
  3. Involvement of local administration, local law enforcement agencies in anti-trafficking activities increased;
  4. Target communities including the vulnerable groups in working areas have been mobilized against trafficking.

Program Participants:

  1. Muslim Religious Leaders (Imam)
  2. Religious Leaders of other Religion
  3. Children and Women
  4. Local Elected Representatives
  5. Teachers
  6. Journalists
  7. Government Officials
  8. Law Enforcement Agencies and
  9. Other Stakeholders

Major Activities:

  1. Community Meeting with Imam
  2. Adolescent Awareness
  3. Establishing Network with Interfaith
  4. Village Level Gathering
  5. Education Center Base Gathering
  6. Khutba Message
  7. Watch Dog Committee Meeting and Training for the Group
  8. Advocacy Workshop

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  ANTAR envisions a society which is free from human rights violations and people enjoys comfortable livelihood options.

  ANTAR envisions a society which is free from human rights violations and people enjoys comfortable livelihood options.

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