KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Two teenage girls who had fallen victim to human trafficking and were sold in India have been successfully rescued, with the proactive efforts of Women, Children, and Senior Citizens Minister Surendraraj Acharya.
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Stakeholders have laid emphasis that all should join hands to prevent and end human trafficking as it is a heinous crime. They said so at an interaction organized by All Nepal Women's Association on the occasion of 17th National Day against Human Trafficking here on Wednesday.
Nepalgunj, Dec 30: Security officials in charge of the districts along the Nepal-India border have stressed on the need to develop a trans-border mechanism for the prevention and control of human trafficking.
CHITWAN, Dec 18: Maiti Nepal Chitwan has rescued 10 people from human trafficking. They were rescued from different hotels in a period of 11 months. According to Ishwar Giri, coordinator of Maiti Nepal Chitwan branch, they were rescued from a hotel in Chitwan.
KATHMANDU, August 31: A man, who had been on the Interpol red notice on charges of human trafficking, has been arrested from Macau. Narayan Prasad Adhikari, 38, of Dordi Rural Municipality-1, in Lamjung was sent to Kathmandu on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, July 30: Representatives from the government, civil society organizations (CSOs) and the survivors of trafficking in persons (TIP) have highlighted the urgency to find technology based solution to tackle the changing ways that human traffickers have been using to lure vulnerable people particularly girls and women.
RANJHA, April 8: Around 500 women and children at the risk of trafficking have been rescued from the Nepalgunj border transit point. Maiti Nepal, an organization actively working for the prevention and control of women’s trafficking said that many vulnerable women and children were rescued from the Nepal-India border transit point at Jamunaha with the cooperation of the police.
KATHMANDU, August 13: Women and Social Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives has directed the government to keep record of the people crossing the checkpoints so that it would be easy to curb human trafficking.
The report said that some of the tangible achievements Nepal made toward combating human trafficking include ratification of the Palermo Protocol, steps taken to amend the Human Trafficking and Transportation (Control) Act, and efforts to give continuity to raise awareness on trafficking.
BHADRAPUR, Jan 31: Two women being taken to India for alleged human trafficking were rescued from the Kakarbhitta point along the Nepal-India border. It is learnt that they had been promised good jobs in India before being convinced to cross the border which could not be possible due to timely police intervention.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Police have arrested five persons including Chief Executive Officer of Lalitpur-based Nidan Hospital Bipendra Pradhan for their alleged involvement in a racket related to kidney transplants.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Mahesh Raj Dahal as the Nepali ambassador to Australia. According to a press statement issued by the Office of President on Tuesday, President Bhandari appointed Dahal to the post in accordance with Article 282 of the Constitution of Nepal.
MANILA, Sept 5: An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila’s airport and charged with human trafficking, officials said Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 24: The Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens has appealed all to organise various programs for a week marking the 13th national day against human trafficking and transportation.
KATHMANDU, July 30: People are falling prey to human trafficking and other human risks due to unsafe foreign employment. Various reports show that foreign employment has been used as a means of human trafficking.
KATHMANDU, June 29: Female children are more vulnerable than male children to going missing, according to the Children Search Coordination Center (CSCC) unit of Nepal Police. The CSCC says a total of 3,204 children - 2,226 females and 978 males - have been reported missing till mid-June of the current fiscal year. Of these children, only 440 male children and 1,012 female children who had gone missing under various circumstances could be rescued, says Inspector Mohan Bikram Dahal at the CSCC .
KATHMANDU, June 22: Although it has been making significant efforts to eliminate human trafficking, Nepal has failed to meet the minimum standards for its elimination, according to the 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released by the US Department of State on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, June 16: Police have arrested two members of a notorious gang accused of trafficking as many as 15 Nepalis via various routes to Libya and Italy where they were held captive by armed groups.
BANGKOK, June 13: Thai police said on Thursday there is enough evidence to press human trafficking charges against the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims that was shipwrecked this week on a southern Thai island.
KATHMANDU, May 26: After a series of failed attempts to yet again lure Thai police into releasing him, alleged notorious human trafficking racket operator Prashu Ram Gurung was finally deported back to Nepal on Saturday.