A non-governmental organisation, International Justice Mission (IJM) says it’s working with the Ghana Police Service to combat child trafficking. The organisation said they’re additionally partnering the Police within the rescue of trafficked children.

The National Director, Advocacy and Partnership, Worlanyo Kojo Forster, disclosed this at a stakeholder engagement organized by the IJM in partnership with the Sagnarigu Municipal Assembly for members of the community.

He said child trafficking is a prison offense and should be handled as a national concern of concern.

NGO to partner Police Service to combat child trafficking
National Director, Advocacy and Partnership, Worlanyo Kojo Forster

The goal of this system was to sensitize the community on the hostile effects of child trafficking.

It was additionally to equip them with some strategies on how to deal with issues of child trafficking of their neighborhoods.

Worlanyo Kojo Forster believes involving the community in its activities can yield better influence as a result of they’ll assist within the arrest of perpetrators.

The Director of Social Welfare at the Sagnarigu Municipal Assembly, Imoro Fatawu, said the engagement was well timed, contemplating that it was within the Assembly’s 2022 motion plan.

NGO to partner Police Service to combat child trafficking
Director of Social Welfare at the Sagnarigu Municipal Assembly, Imoro Fatawu

He believes child trafficking is hampering the expansion and improvement of the Ghanaian child and should be stopped.

An opinion leader within the Municipality and an Elder at the Sagnarigu Chief Palace, Sagnarigu Zagbang Naa Mahama A. Bukari lauded the initiative.

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