The Report on Internal Human Trafficking 2022, prepared by Barrister Abdus Saleem & Law Associates, aims to discuss the laws pertaining to human trafficking, specifically the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act 2018, covering human trafficking in Pakistan and its indicators, as well as child labour, bonded labour, commercial sex, forced marriages and recruitment of child soldiers by non-state armed groups. The report extensively covers how such trafficking rings operate, loopholes in the substantive and procedural laws, and recommendations to enhance the reporting and conviction rate with regard to the concerned law.
A copy of the report is available for download here with permission:
Report on Internal Human Trafficking 2022
Barrister Abdus Saleem & Law Associates and the Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) have collaborated to establish a helpline for reporting human trafficking on the following WhatsApp number:
● 0336 214 0181
Furthermore, Barrister Abdus Saleem & Law Associates will be taking on pro bono cases that surface through this helpline for those in need and who meet certain criteria.
Other relevant helplines and forums include the following:
● Child Protection Bureau Helpline: 1121
● Punjab Police Helpline: 1787
● Punjab Police-Women Safety App on Google Play for Android users
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