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As the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security continues to lobby for greater sensitization of Human Trafficking, the Ministry received yet another boost, this time from the United Nations Development Programme.Country representative Ms. Khadija Musa yesterday handed over a US$75,000 grant to Social Services Minister, Jennifer Webster, which would go towards combating human trafficking.Minister Jennifer Webster and Khadija Musa sign documents at UNDP’s officeMs. Musa,Cheap NFL Jerseys, at the handing over ceremony, said that the UNDP is very pleased to support the Government of Guyana in the implementation of this important project which supports victims of and families affected by human trafficking.She explained that the project came about as a result of several discussions with the team implementing the Tackling Child Labour Through Education (Tackle) Project, and the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security (MLHS&SS).Musa said that the UNDP will collaborate with the Ministry to strengthen their capacity to respond to issues relating to Trafficking in Persons in Guyana. She said that trafficking in persons is a major concern for all stakeholders, not only in Guyana, but also around the world. Further,Wholesale NBA Jerseys, she said that young women,Wholesale Adidas Hockey Jerseys, particularly from hinterland and vulnerable coastland communities, are the most affected persons.Musa said that according to the report on Guyana which was produced by UNHCR,Cheap Soccer Jerseys, the UN Refugee Agency, dated June 11, 2011, “Guyana is a source and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labour. Guyanese nationals have also been subjected to forced prostitution and forced labour in other countries in the region”.Musa identified cases of human trafficking within the country during this reporting period, generally involved women and girls in forced prostitution. The report further stated that the Government of Guyana is making significant efforts to comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. There have been efforts on the part of officials, including mining officials,Cheap NFL Jerseys, to rescue potential victims.Thus, she said, the project aims to strengthen the ongoing efforts of the Ministry towards public awareness, particularly in communities predisposed to incidence of trafficking training of focal points in the Administrative Regions. It would also help in giving the victim support.Musa noted that the money is expected to be spent in updating the directory of focal points in the Administrative Regions. She said that the project will be implemented in collaboration with key stakeholders, including people from the mining and NGO community.It was not only encouraging but very necessary if the objectives of the project are to be fully achieved.Minister Jennifer Webster yesterday said that she was very pleased that UNDP has joined forces to help fight human trafficking.She added that her Ministry is working feverishly in trying to get the public sensitized on the issue. She said that the Guyanese populace needed to be each other’s keeper and report any irregularity you may see within your community.She said that her Ministry will continue to give support to persons who are affected by human trafficking. Minister Webster said that the task force meets on a quarterly basis to address any problem.She said that the funds will help to give much needed support. The Minister added that she will continue to be partners with UNDP to help alleviate this national problem.
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