Gov’t commits GHc1 million to combat human trafficking - Gender minister

Gov’t commits GHc1 million to combat human trafficking - Gender minister

- The Minister of Gender and social protection has revealed that GHc1 million has been released by government to help fight human trafficking

- Cynthia Mamle Morrison said the GHc1 million was released into the Human Trafficking Fund

- She said since 2019, the ministry has rescued, supported, and given care to 611 victims of human trafficking.

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The Minister of Gender, and social protection, Cynthia Mamle Morrison, has revealed that GHc1 million has been released by government to help fight human trafficking in Ghana

According to her, the amount was released into the Human Trafficking Fund.

Speaking at the Meet The Press series on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, the gender minister revealed how the government, has through various interventions, rescued a lot of children and even adults from human trafficking.

Gov’t commits GHC1 million to combat human trafficking - Gender minister

The Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection, Cynthia Mamle Morrison Source: Graphic.com.gh
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“The government has released one million Ghana Cedis into the Human Trafficking Fund to effectively combat the menace

In a report filed by the Ghanareport.com, she said since 2019 the ministry has rescued, supported, and given care to 611 victims of Human Trafficking, out of which 200 were children.

Human trafficking is an act of recruitment, transportation, trading, or receipt of a person within and across national borders for the purposes of exploitation.

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In other news, the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Cynthia Mamle Morrison has stated that completely closing down witches camps is going to be a difficult task to achieve.

According to her, this is because the various witch camps provides a safe haven for women who have been accused of witchcraft.

Speaking at the weekly ‘Meet the Press’ session held at the Ministry of Information, Cynthia Morrison said, when she together with her team moved to the Northern region, their initial thoughts were to close down all such places but they had a change of mind when they got there.

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