human trafficking equals the drug profits
Sunday, December 18, 2011 12:14
The "For a Culture of Peace", which takes place in Chiapas, believes
that the challenge is to care for migrants,
by viewing the problem from all areas, from the dignity of the person.
The money obtained by transferring Mexican and Central American
undocumented migrants to the United States are greater than those
achieved by the drug trade, said Pauline Trujillo.
The Assistant to the project "For a Culture of Peace", which takes
place in Chiapas, said that combating human trafficking requires a
great social movement.
In an interview, said that action to tackle this scourge must be
based on the application of the law, but also grounded in an intense
campaign of promotion,
awareness and prevention, and prosecution of crimes and criminals.
He felt that the challenge and commitment is to care for migrants of
the risks that are, by viewing the problem from all areas,
from the dignity of the person,
"because we need to reduce crime and create opportunities for
participation prevention ".
He acknowledged the efforts of the State Council for Human Rights
(ECHR) has launched a major campaign on the issue of human
trafficking migrants now,
so they "reaffirm our commitment to join efforts to combat this crime
Trujillo said that human trafficking is one of the priority areas of
work of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime,
responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Protocol to
Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking, Especially Women and
It is also responsible, he explained, to ensure the Protocol against
the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air,
supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational
Organized Crime, in particular those provisions relating to research
tools, international cooperation and information.
He said that every year men, women and children fall into the hands
of human traffickers in their own country and abroad,
adding that trafficking affects all countries, states, either as
countries of origin or destination or transit the victims.
Therefore, there can be noted that omission, or impunity,
responsibility to contain this scourge is all.