According to Agreement on Cooperation existing between the Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic, the International Organization for Migration and the Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society promotional seminars on “Combating Human Trafficking” are being held in all educational institutions throughout the country. These seminars are being held by the staff of Sumgayit city branch of the AzRC in educational institutions and secondary schools in Sumgayit city.
On 17 January 2018, with organizational support of Sumgayit city branch of the AzRC there was held a promotional event on “Combating Human Trafficking” in a secondary school No.14 in Sumgayit city. Chairperson, staff and active volunteers of Sumgayit city branch of the AzRC, a teaching staff and pupils of the above-mentioned secondary school participated at the event.
In her opening speech a chairwoman of Sumgayit city branch of the AzRC Matanat Maharramova informed briefly about importance of the theme of the event, measures taken to combat human trafficking in the world including Azerbaijan. The participants were also informed about services operating in the country in order to provide support to victims of human trafficking and to raise awareness of population on human trafficking.
During the event a volunteer of Sumgayit city branch of the Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society Gulnar Tanriverdiyeva made a presentation on “Who can be a victim of human trafficking?” and “To what factors attention should be paid in order to avoid of becoming a victim of human trafficking”. The presentation was based on a slide show.
During the event a video-clip on “Human trafficking” was demonstrated. The topic of “Human trafficking” was discussed with participation of school children. Replies were given to different questions of concern of the participants of the event.
At the end of the event volunteers of Sumgayit city branch of the AzRC distributed booklets on “Human trafficking” to school children.