Saturday, April 20, 2024

A Milestone in the Economic Empowerment of Human Trafficking Survivors

On 12 September 2021, ACI Limited and Winrock International’s Ashshash project formally signed a pivotal ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ (MoU) that will extend support for skill-based employment opportunities and self-employment prospects for human trafficking survivors. ACI Limited will be able to widen the coverage and geographical footprints of their products via adept

Human traffickers to get death

Cabinet okays max punishment in draft bill The cabinet yesterday approved the draft bill on human trafficking with the provision of capital punishment for the heinous offence. The weekly cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the secretariat also okayed a list of 124 foreign nationals including politicians, artists and intellectuals, and institutions

Home beckons, holds no hope

On Tunisia-Libya Border Home beckons, holds no hope Bangladeshi fortune-seekers tell of manpower touts, survival struggle at border camp “Human trafficking!” exclaimed an IOM official shocked to his very core, “These are Bangladeshi migrant workers in Libya fleeing Gaddafi’s atrocity. How can they be victims of human trafficking?” The official’s seemingly reasonable reaction was triggered ... Read more