International Seminar on Human Rights Lawyering at Kerala Law Academy College (& Centre for Advanced Legal Studies and Research) with Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Kumar Sinha (Director, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi) Adv. Nagaraj Narayanan (Advocate, High Court of Kerala) and Dr. Roza Pati (St. Thomas University, Miami, FL). Also had the opportunity to meet with the Academy’s founding Member and Principal: Director Dr. Narayanan Nair.
The seminar offered a great overview on human rights in general with a focus on human trafficking.
As Professor Pati reminded attendees: there are groups on the margins of society that are extremely vulnerable, but any one of us could be victims of trafficking. “Let’s go about creating the conditions in our countr[ies] where people know about trafficking, about modern day slavery, and do something about it. Students can do a lot”.
Adv. Nagraj added perspective discussing Trafficking in Labor – and its prevalence as a form of trafficking in India.
Raising awareness is key