Published January 6, 2014
Abused by her husband who drank night and day and unable to earn enough money to take care of her family, Pramila Dangol decided to go to Kuwait for work. A year later, her body came back in a coffin.
Dangol was among hundreds of Nepalis who leave the country to work in the Gulf every day—and among half a dozen dead bodies that return every week. The exact cause of her death was unknown although reports said she died because of “insufficient oxygen.”