Sunday, April 10, 2016

Prosecutors in Rajshahi Trained on Protection of Victims’ Rights

Prosecutors in Rajshahi Trained on Trafficking in Persons and Protection of Victims’ Rights. The training seeks to strengthen the role played by prosecutors in ending impunity for traffickers and securing justice for victims
.It is designed to raise awareness of the crime of trafficking among non-specialist prosecutors to strengthen their capacity to recognize and understand basic legal concepts, trial issues and practical concerns that arise in TIP cases.

The Training was held at Conference Room of Warisan Hotel, Rajshahi on 8th & 9th April 2016. A total number of 22 participants from Public Prosecutor, Additional Public Prosecutor, Special Public Prosecutor and Assistant Public Prosecutors from different 5 districts under the Rajshahi division attended the training.

The training sessions’ were interactive with vigorous discussions, questions and answers, group study and work, group presentations as well as group demonstrations which increased their level of knowledge on human trafficking laws and prosecution technicalities.

The training was facilitated by Ms. Irinel Cocos, Chief of Party BC/TIP, Ms. Dipta Rakshit, Technical team Leader and Mr. Shahanur Islam, Prosecution Manager, BC/TIP.

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