The National Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons (NATFATIP) will be ramping up its public education campaign as it works to eliminate the scourge of human trafficking.
This commitment was given by members of the taskforce during a recent meeting.
National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang, who addressed the stakeholders, said that increased focus must be placed on the youth, including school children.
'They are the victims of human trafficking and the children often know what is happening to their friends and they will report it if they understand more about human trafficking,' he said.
Chang said that churches and the National Parent Teachers Association of Jamaica have also been identified as groups that should be targeted as part of the island-wide campaign.
He noted that work in already underway in the public sector.
'The education of the public sector, such as the (Child Protection...