National Co-coordinator for the Coalition for the Rights of the Child, has sighted poverty, the desire for greener pastures and ignorance as some of factors that tied to the trafficking of humans.
Contributing to Diamond FMs’ radio campaign on migration and human trafficking run by Media response and the Ghana independent broadcasters association, Barima Amankwa called for increased sensitization on the issue of human trafficking.
He mentioned force labour, sex exploitation, unpaid care work and removal of some body parts for sell as some of the dangers trafficked persons are prone to.
Barima Amankwa also urged the public to verify with the Ministry of employment and labor relations for the authenticity of recruiting agencies to avoid exploitations.
Former Northern regional correspondent for Metro TV Iassac Nogya sharing his experience on the program called for collaborative effectives between traditional rulers, opinion leaders and the security agencies to enhance the fight against human trafficking.
He lamented that people who have been jailed through his investigations on human trafficking had defied orders by the court to return to their countries of origin.
This he said will thwart efforts in the fight against human trafficking since these individuals will continue their trade.