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Kailash Satyarthi to release CHRI report on trafficking

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi, along with the UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery will launch a report by the (CHRI) aimed at eliminating forced labour, human trafficking, modern slavery and

"This is one of a series of five public events relating to key themes of human rights and good governance that is running on the sidelines of the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here," said in a statement.

"Our events highlight the need to not just challenge stakeholders to uphold the law but the need for groups to develop strong partnerships with media, academia and other groups and engage with governments to ensure that the changes sought are sustainable and aren't pushed under the carpet," he said.

The SDG (Sustainable Development Goal) 8.7 report -- 'Creating an to Achieve SDG 8.7' -- that makes specific recommendations to heads of governments will be launched on April 13 at the National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place here.

will convene a panel discussion after the release.

Experts in the panel include Lord of Berriew CBE QC, from World Prison Brief, Jago Russell from Fair Trials, Martin Schönteich from OSJI and from the

from Penal Reform International, from UNODC, Sanjoy Hazarika, of CHRI and Madhurima Dhanuka, Programme Coordinator, Prison Reforms, CHRI will also participate.



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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 18:44 IST