The Myanmar Police Force is implementing public awareness activities to better help the populace avoid becoming victims of trafficking. The MPF is also taking severe legal action against caught traffickers as part of its 100-day plan being implementing between 1 May and 8 August.
The Police gave educational talks on human trafficking in Pa-An town of Kayin State, at Mandalay University in Mahaaungmyaethazan township of Mandalay Region, Lwejel Town of Kachin State, Kengtung and Panglong towns of Shan State on 2 and 3 August.
At the talks, members of sections and companies of the Myanmar Anti-Human Trafficking Police Force elaborated the definitions of human trafficking and human smuggling, how to recognise the signs that someone might be a victim of human trafficking, methods of recruitment used by human traffickers, the types of human trafficking in Myanmar and the prevention of violence against women.
The police force gave out education pamphlets to 300 Basic Education pupils, and 1102 University Students, and 95 members of the public who attended the ceremony.
Myanmar Police Force