Nepal’s Daughters on CBC Radio One The World This Weekend

KATHMANDU, Nepal – April and May’s twin earthquakes shook Nepal, devastating most of the Kathmandu valley and its environs. Over 9,000 people died and more than 23,000 were injured. Entire villages in the Himalayan nation were destroyed. Tens of thousands are displaced.

According to the UN, an estimated 7,000 Nepalese girls are trafficked each year across the border into India. Many are forced to work in brothels.

Nepal’s daughters features Maiti Nepal, 3 Angels Nepal and Shakti Samuha (Tears into Power), three anti-trafficking agencies and support groups. This story aired on CBC Radio One The World This Weekend on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015.

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Adam Bemma is a journalist and media development advisor working in East Africa and Southeast Asia.

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