Anti-Human Trafficking Club opened at Andhra University

Vasireddy Padma, chairperson of Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission inaugurating the Anti Human Trafficking Club
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Vasireddy Padma, chairperson of Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission inaugurating the Anti Human Trafficking Club

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Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chairperson Vasireddy Padma says Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy specifically noticed the severity of the problem and instructed the commission to start such clubs all over the State

Amaravati: Vasireddy Padma, chairperson of Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission, virtually inaugurating the Anti-Human Trafficking Club at Andhra University on Thursday.

Addressing the meeting through webinar, Padma said that the Mahila Commission is committed to make Andhra Pradesh a human trafficking-free State. Efforts are on to establish similar clubs in all the universities and colleges throughout the State. "Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy specifically noticed the severity of the problem and instructed the commission to start such clubs all over State," she said.

Andhra University vice-chancellor PVGD Prasad Reddy, director of International Justice Mission Merlin Freeda, retired DGPDr PM Nair, director of Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission Ravuri Suez, director of AU women's study centre Dr P Usha, anti human trafficking clubs members of Maris Stella College and Nagarjuna University were also present.

They decided to conduct awareness programmes for the volunteers and the staff of village and ward secretariats in effectively controlling the human trafficking in their respective jurisdictions.

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