Satyarthi Foundation - National Conference on Combating Trafficking Through Education

Issues being faced by several states of India specifically UttarPradesh, Jharkhand & UttaraKhand regarding child trafficking. 
The apathy of the children who get into prostitution, domestic help & get ill - treated, some not being traceable at all! 
Strategies were discussed as to how to rehabilitate them by sending them back to their families or help homes that could counsel & train them in specific areas eg - Electricals, sewing, Knitting, gardening. 
The Focus on their Families being counselled on importance of quality education was harped upon. 
Empowering these little communities in the villages and small towns was stressed upon as well. 

Some Facts - 

  • In the year 2016 alone, 9,034 children were trafficked, a figure that has risen dramatically by 131% from 3,905 in 2015, as per The Crime in India report, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) 2016
  • As per the Census 2011, more than one crore children were in child labour
  • According to NCRB, 2016, the total Number of missing children in India is 1,11,569

Dignitaries Present - 

1. Shri Priyank Kanoongo, Member, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)
2. Dr. Nayana Sahastrebuddhe, Vice President, Bharatiya Stree Shakti
3. Shri. Ramesh Negi, Chairperson, DelhiCommission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) 
4. Shri. Dhananjay Tingal, Executive Director, Bachpan Bachao Andolan 
5. Ms Geetanjali Goel, Special Secretary, Delhi Legal Services Authority
6. Dr Nimesh Desai, Director, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences
7. Shri. Ajay Setia, Senior Journalist, Ex Chairperson, Uttrakhand. 


Organised :

  • Date : 26th September 2018
  • Time : 9:30 - 2:00 pm
  • Venue : Constitution Club Of India, Rafi Marg, New Delhi