KATHMANDU, Mar 2: Rashmi (name changed) was forced to work 16 hours a day in Saudi Arabia. She was sexually assaulted by her employers. She contacted the Nepali Embassy many times, asking the officials to rescue her. But the help never came.

Time for celebration

October 20, 2019 01:30 am

While Nepali women continue to face numerous obstacles in everyday life, celebrations are in order to honor the achievements that have been made so far

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The Nepali embassy in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh has halted the recruitment process of Nepali women in the so-called ‘supplies and contracting companies’ after its research revealed ‘grim condition of women working in such companies in Saudi Arabia.

KATHMANDU, July 27: As many as 44 female Nepali workers who had been taking shelter illegally at the Nepal Embassy in Beijing following the expiration of their one-month visa have been repatriated from China on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Twelve Nepali women, who were rescued from Kenya dance bar two months ago, were repatriated on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 17: A Kenyan court has charged a man of Indian origin holding dual passport of Great Britain and Canada with sex trafficking of 12 Nepali women. The man in question owns a club in Kenyan city of Mombasa from where Nepali women were rescued earlier this week.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Kuwait is planning a massive crackdown on undocumented workers in a move which is likely to affect thousands of expat workers in what has been seen as the beginning of a series of efforts to reduce migrant workers.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The House of Representatives, International Relations Committee has directed the government to take initiatives for addressing the demands and the issues raised by the former British Gurkha Army soldiers for justice and equality.