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     Ranchi : In order to combat and raise voice against human trafficking in the State of Jharkhand, the United Nations Development Fund for Woman (UNIFEM) has decided to extend its hand for this great social evil. The State of Jharkhand having more than one lakh trafficking children is one most victimized States of India as far the Human Trafficking index is concerned. Thus time has come to bring this issue to the forefront to start with some welfare measures to get rid of human trafficking in the State of Jharkhand. The decision was taken in a meeting organized at the office of the Jharkhand State Women Commission on 29th October, 2010. Chaired by Hon’ble Chairman of Jharkhand State Women Commission Hemlata S. Mohan, the meeting was also attended by UNIFEM advisor Mandira Dutta, Addl. Director General of Police G.S. Rath, State Labour Commissioner Aradhana Patnaik, IG (Organized Crime) Anurag Gupta, officials of the Social Welfare Department and Sanjay Mishra, State Coordinator, Action against Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Children, an NGO. The State Women Commission has insisted and expressed its happiness UNIFEM to work for this noble cause to curb this menace from the State. UNIFEM has also done a pilot study on this project to locate the maximum affected zones of human trafficking in the State of Jharkhand.