JAKARTA, 14 December 2015 – NEXUS conducted a national seminar on reintegration of trafficking victims in partnership with the Government of Indonesia’s Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection (MoWECP) and Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA).
The national seminar was opened and facilitated by Mr. Heru (Deputy of Women’s Protection, MoWECP), Ms. Niken (Deputy Assistant for the Protection of Victims of Trafficking, MoWECP), Dr. Sonny W. Manulu (Director of Directorate of Social Rehabilitation and Social Disadvantage, MoSA) and Mrs. Iim (Head of Unit of Data and Policy Analysis, MoWECP).
The national seminar: Sharing findings from research on the reintegration of trafficking victims in Indonesia, was attended by representatives from the National Anti-Trafficking Task Force, representing a wide range of government ministries and sectors. The seminar was also attended by representatives from the government, civil society, international organizations, universities and various embassies.
The purpose of the seminar was to share results from NEXUS’ study entitled: Going home. Challenges in the reintegration of trafficking victims in Indonesia and to encourage a discussion of the reintegration framework in the country. In addition to NEXUS’ presentation of is research results, the Ministry of Social Affairs presented its work in the area of social rehabilitation and reintegration.