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Wednesday, 28 September 2022

Advanced Street Theatre Training Program for Anti Human Trafficking Club - Students and Professors

ICWO – Indian Community Welfare Organisation & HSF – Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung India implement a Pilot Project to initiate AHTC – Anti Human Trafficking Club in Colleges/Institution to create Awareness and STOP Human Trafficking in Tamilnadu.

As part of capacity building for the AHTC Student and Professors, ICWO had organized “Two Days Advanced Street Theatre Training Program for Anti Human Trafficking Club Members among Student and Professors” on 26th & 27th September 2022 at ICSA Centre, Jivana Jyothi, Egmore, Chennai. Valedictory Function was held on 27th September 2022.            

About 67 College/Institution Students and Professors from 6 different College /Institution actively participated in the training program. The team will create Awareness on Anti Human Trafficking for 6000 students in this year and 36,000 students in the year 2023.

The Student and Professors from Chevalier T. Thomas Elizabeth College for Women – CTTE, Annai Violet Arts and Science College, Hindustan College of Arts & Science, Soka Ikeda College of Arts and Science for Women, Thiruthangal Nadar College, ICWO Thiruvallur Staff Team and ICWO Placement Students from K.E College, Kottayam, Kerala and DG Vaishnav College, Arumbakkam, Chennai.

Master Trainers Mr.S.Santha Kumar & Ms.Aparna Gopinath trained the team. The newly trained team performed the theatre performance during the Valedictory Function. The Guest and Key Note Address were delivered by Ms.B.Rajya Lakshmi, Advocate, Madras High Court.

Speaking on the occasion Mr.A.J.Hariharan, Secretary-ICWO said the concept of AHTC was developed by Dr.P.M.Nair, IPS (Retd.). ICWO planned to initiate 100 AHTCs in College & Institutions in all 38 districts. He said; we are initiated 94 AHTCs as on 27th September 2022 in Tamilnadu.  In all the Districts committed NGOs identified to support AHTCs activities.

During the occasion Ms.B.Rajya Lakshmi, Advocate, Madras High Court said this is important that young people are involved in social response initiative for this important work. Constitution India under Article 23 says Human Trafficking in any form is prohibited. Human Trafficking is worst form of crime against human. I appreciate ICWO and college students/professors for their involvement in creating Awareness on Human Trafficking among young people. During the end of the training programme there was an Oath Taking by College Students about Anti Human Trafficking.

Monday, 12 September 2022

Friday, 2 September 2022

Grand inauguration of Anti-Human Trafficking Club

As part of a Pilot Project of lCWO / HSF INDIA inaugurated an Anti Human Trafficking Club at Chevalier T. Thomas Elizabeth College For Women (CTTE COLLEGE), Sembium, Perambur on 1st September 2022.

Anti Human Trafficking Club - AHT Club will address the modern day slavery and stop forced labour, illegal organ transplant and sexual exploitation of human in specific focus with women and children. ICWO will provide technical guidance to AHTC for effective functioning with the support by Dr.P.M.Nair, IPS (Retd), International Expert in the field of Human Trafficking in India. The AHTC will work within and outside the campus in creating awareness, rescue and reintegration of trafficking survivor in partnership with District NGOs

In the presence of A.J.Hariharan, Founder Secretary of ICWO, Dr.S.Sridevi, Principal, CTTE College, Dr.R.Meenakshi, Vice Principal, CTTE College, Ms.Yogitha, Professor, CTTE College, Ms.Sherley, Professor, CTTE College the club was inaugurated which was followed by Street Theatre about Human Trafficking played by CTTE College Students and Ms.Jaya, Senior Social Worker pinning the Street Theatre badge to the CTTE Students around 500 students participated.

Tuesday, 2 August 2022

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons -2022


World Day Against Trafficking in Persons -2022 based on the theme 2022:  Use and Abuse of Technology was held on  30th July 2022, Time: 11:00a.m, Organized by: Vaigai Trust, Dindugal

World Anti-Trafficking Day-2022

The occasion of World Anti-Trafficking Day-2022 on, an inaugural program was held at Cauvery College for Women in Trichy to create a Global Anti-Trafficking Committee at college level to prevent global human trafficking and violence against women and children. Mr. P. Azim, Inspector of Police, Child and Human Trafficking, Trichy City spoke in detail about the mistakes that are being made with the new technology that is increasing now and the steps that we should follow. Later, an agreement was signed between the People's Development Institute (PDI) and Cauvery College for Women to lead the team. At the end, a short film about human trafficking was shown to the students.


On 27-07-22, Thulasi Social Welfare Trust conducted a Human trafficking awareness camp at Annammal College of Education, Thoothukudi.  AHTC Members, 100 students, Principal and other two professors from this college attended in this awareness camp.

Ms.Renukadevi studied counseling.  She gave clear awareness to the students about human trafficking.  Thulasi Social Welfare Trust Director Ms.S.Thanaletsumi made a presentation by asking questions and answering questions from the students.  Then a short film was shown and informed about human trafficking. The vigil ended with a round of applause for all the students. Coffee and biscuits were served afterwards. Second year B Ed students going to train as a teacher in schools they promised to give similar awareness to the school students.


Anti Human Trafficking – AHTC Awareness Program


Anti Human Trafficking – AHTC Awareness Program was 0rganized by NEST NGO & Kanchi Sri Krishna College of Arts & Science, Kanchipuram 

ICWO wishes everyone a Happy World Anglo–Indian Day

On this happy occasion of World Anglo-Indian Day, 2nd August 2022, Indian Community Welfare Organisation, convey their greetings and warm wishes to the Anglo Indians across the world.

Saturday, 9 July 2022

Missing boy found due to Collaborative quick action by ICWO, HSF, AHTC, SCI India and Childline

Indian Community Welfare Organisation -ICWO with the support of SCI India and Childline India successfully identified first child missing case in ICWO-HSF-AHTC Pilot Project which was recently started a few months ago.

Based on the information received from SCI India the boy was missing while he was travelling back from his Tirupur work spot to native place in Uttar Pradesh on 28th June 2022.

ICWO formed a team consisting of Mr.R.Ravikumar, Mr.K.Palani and Ms.Praveena Solomon. As the mother of the missing boy spoke only Bhojpuri language, ICWO informed Chennai AHTC colleges to identify the students who can speak Bhojpuri language to help in translation. Ms.Ardra Mathew a student from Chevalier T. Thomas Elizabeth College, who can speak Bhojpuri and 12 more languages at once volunteered to help in this mission of identifying the child with the support of Principal and the Professors of Chevalier T. Thomas Elizabeth College (CTTE).

After the arrival of the mother from Uttar Pradesh the team visited the Government Railway Police in the MGR Central Railway Station. The Police immediately uploaded the missing boy photo in their portal to identify him in all Railway Stations. The Crime Department were invited to enquire about the possibility of child involved in crime or arrested. The Crime Department gave a clean sheet for the boy that he was not involved in crime and not arrested.

Good News is that the boy was found on 8th July 2022 morning in New Delhi Railway Station and he handover to the relatives, who missed the train to Uttar Pradesh on 28th June 2022 on managed to board a train to New Delhi.

The mother and her relative appreciated and whole heartedly thanked ICWO Team, SCI India, HSF, AHTC, Chevalier T. Thomas Elizabeth College for Women(CTTE) Principal, Professor, Students,  Railway Police, Mr.Janak GOR, SCI-Maharashtra, Mr.Madhavan, Owner of Sriram Hotel for the free accommodation for the mother  & Childline India.

The Railway Police were very supportive during these entire proceedings of this successful case. ICWO thanks HSF & Dr.P.M.Nair, IPS (Retd.), International Expert, Human Trafficking Matters and our mentor for AHTC-Tamilnadu for a successful mission.

Indian Community Welfare Organisation-I.C.W.O Head office based atAnna Nagar West, Chennai can be contacted on 044-26184392, 98401-88821, 86101-55727. For information about AHTC clubs in Chennai contact Praveena Solmon, on 98415 19982.


Advanced Street Theatre Training Program for Anti Human Trafficking Club - Students and Professors

ICWO – Indian Community Welfare Organisation & HSF – Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung India implement a Pilot Project to initiate AHTC – Anti Human...