Country India
Year 2013
Type of Measure Justice > Training
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

Judicial Colloquium on Anti Human Trafficking are being held throughout the country to sensitise Magistrates and judges as to how women and children experience the process of law relating to trafficking, to enable Magistrates and judges to take proactive decisions and exercise discretion as provided under the law that will be most beneficial and just to the victim and most stringent to the trafficker and to focus on procedures for speedier disposal of trafficking cases and taking stringent punitive action against traffickers. So far, eight Judicial Colloquiums have been held. Judicial Colloquiums at Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar were held. Because of these Judicial Colloquiums, effective prosecution and convictions are happening in the cases relating to Human Trafficking.

Source of Information

Government of India, National review on Beijing +20, 2015, page 57

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