April 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Anup Kaphle
Lack of opportunities at home has led thousands of young Nepalis to leave the country for low-skill jobs in the wealthy countries of the Persian Gulf.
March 27, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Thousands of Nepalis leave behind their families to find better-paying jobs in Gulf countries. While some workers have found success abroad, others have only suffered immense pain.
March 26, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
A growing number of Nepali young men and women are leaving their homes in hopes of finding better jobs.
May 6, 2011 / Need to Know
Habiba Nosheen
On Mother’s Day weekend, adoptive parents on the verge of bringing home a child from Nepal find themselves caught between two governments.
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May 5, 2011
Zoe Jennings
"To Adopt A Child," an investigation on adoptions in Nepal, airs this Friday, May 6 on PBS: Need To Know.
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April 19, 2011 / Need to Know
Nathalie Applewhite
The Pulitzer Center partnered with CUNY on "The World Through Women's Eyes," a film festival highlighting work by and about women around the world.
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April 13, 2011 / Untold Stories
Juhie Bhatia
As global food prices continue to remain high, experts says there is one often-overlooked solution for fighting hunger: women.
March 27, 2011
Jon Sawyer, Dawn Sinclair Shapiro, Marcus Bleasdale, Lisa Armstrong, Andre Lambertson
Join us for a screening of short films by Pulitzer Center journalists followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.
Rajan Kumar Nepali sits with his daughter in his house in Ranibari, Kathmandu. He said his daughter was wrongfully placed for adoption with an American family who were getting ready to take her to the United States. Image by Anup Kaphle. Nepal, 2011.
February 10, 2011 / Untold Stories
Anup Kaphle
Abuse of the Nepalese adoption system is a longstanding problem. Following accusations of falsified documents, unregulated orphanages, and rampant corruption, the U.S. suspended adoptions from Nepal.
Sagarmatha orphanage, located a few miles outside of Kathmandu, provides shelter to dozens of children who have either lost their parents or were found on the streets. Image by Anup Kaphle. Nepal, 2011.
February 9, 2011 / Untold Stories
Anup Kaphle, Habiba Nosheen
Following allegations of fraudulent paperwork, several countries have suspended child adoption from Nepal, leaving hundreds of children in need of new homes waiting in orphanages.
Bhawana Tamang on the roof-top of the shelter home where she now lives. Tamang was trafficked to India at the age of 12. She completed the training program at Shakti Samuha as a beautician. Image by Habiba Nosheen. Nepal, 2011.
January 14, 2011 / Untold Stories
Habiba Nosheen, Anup Kaphle
In Nepal, the promise of employment lures thousands of girls out of their homes in remote villages and thrusts them into the booming sex industry in India.
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January 13, 2011 / Untold Stories
Anup Kaphle, Habiba Nosheen
The U.S.
Nepal, the tiny Himalayan country known for some of the highest mountains in the world, now wants to establish itself as the world's newest gay destination. Image by Anup Kaphle & Habiba Nosheen, Nepal, 2011.
January 7, 2011 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle, Habiba Nosheen
Nepal is promoting tourism for homosexual couples in order to revitalize its economy. But many Nepalis oppose the initiative for cultural and religious reasons.

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