The Ministry of Justice is geared towards elevating its status to Tier 1 in US Department of State Trafficking In Persons (TIP) Report by hiring an officer that will be responsible in propagating public awareness to curb human trafficking.
In an interview with the media last week, Justice Minister and Vice President Raynold Oilouch said that the ministry is set to hire the personnel who will be in charge of public education pertaining to human trafficking issues on October 1.
Aside from that, Oilouch also shared that they are moving towards diversifying the membership of the Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force by getting inputs from other sectors of the society.
Oilouch added that he is appointing a representative from the non-government organization (NGO) to be part of the task force.
An action plan signed by all the members of the task force has also been drafted recently and is set to be forwarded to the Office of the President for approval. (Rhealyn C. Pojas)