human trafficking in the country

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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen called for community based efforts to address human trafficking in the country.
Addressing participants of a national forum to tackle human trafficking and smuggling, Demeke stressed the need to wide-ranging participatory action to tackle human smuggling emphasizing need to consolidate community based preventive activities.
A public mobilization forum focused at seeking possible mechanism to fight human trafficking and smuggling was conducted at the Sheraton Hotel on Wednesday March 3, in the presence of Ergogie Tesfaye Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, high ranking government officials and other stakeholders.