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Story Publication logo May 27, 2011

Sex Trafficking in Nepal: An Overview

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Image by Anup Kaphle. Nepal, 2010.
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After being sold in the brothels of India for as little as $300, many Nepali girls who have been...

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Image by Anup Kaphle. Nepal, 2011.

Anup Kaphle and Habiba Nosheen traveled to Nepal to report on sex trafficking, a problem the country has been dealing with for decades. Thousands of young Nepali girls are trafficked to neighboring India, where they are sold to brothels in Mumbai and Kolkata. Kaphle and Nosheen reported on the lives of some of these girls who are rescued and rehabilitated by a NGO based in Kathmandu.

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