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 9: Police have arrested a man from Rukum, Nepal, who is currently living in the USA, on charges of trafficking Nepali people to various foreign countries.

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.

KATHMANDU, March 23: A Nepali girl who was sold in Dubai has been rescued by the initiatives of Maiti India, Love Nepal and Love and Hope.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Cases of human trafficking including foreign employment frauds are on the rise in the country. Human trafficking is taking place despite police surveillance and awareness campaigns.

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Nepal Police has arrested two Chinese nationals on the charge of being involved in 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.

Human trafficker deported from Macau

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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.

KATHMANDU, July 22: There has been an exchange of experience between human rights workers and concerned people working against human trafficking and transportation in Nepal and Nigeria.

Five arrested for human trafficking

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KATHMANDU, July 17: Police have arrested five people on the charge of selling kidneys of street children.

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.

434 at risk of trafficking rescued

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RANJHA, Jan 1: A total of 434 women and girls vulnerable to trafficking were rescued from the Jamunaha checkpoint in Nepalgunj in the year 2021.

POKHARA, Oct 26: District Police Office, Kaski has arrested two youths on charge of their involvement in human trafficking and smuggling.

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Police have arrested a man from New Bus Park area in the capital on the charge of human trafficking.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: A man allegedly involved in trafficking women has been arrested from Lalitpur.

24 children rescued from India

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KATHMANDU, Oct 21: At least 24 Nepali children who were stranded in Ghaziabad of India have been rescued and brought back home.

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, Jan 6: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has stated that Nepali girls and women are vulnerable to human traffickers.

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Two Nepali women rescued from India

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KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Two Nepali women have been rescued from being forced into prostitution in New Delhi, the capital of India.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Anti-Human Trafficking Bureau of Nepal Police on Wednesday arrested six persons including a doctor on the charge of illegally transplanting kidney at Nidan Hospital in Lalitpur.

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.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Friday said that the government has been making legal and institutional efforts to curb various forms of human trafficking.

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.

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Human trafficking racket busted

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KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Police have arrested six persons on the charge of trafficking Nepali youths promising attractive jobs in Australia.

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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, Aug 4: There was a fall in the cases of human trafficking last fiscal year as compared to the previous fiscal year.

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, July 30: The World Day against Trafficking in Persons is being observed today by organizing various programs.

Tip cases settled by courts in Nepal

KATHMANDU, July 20: Anu Tamang, a resident of then Mahakali Village Development Committee in Nuwakot district, has been rescued from Kuwait. She had been left stranded in Kuwait by people traffickers.

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 .

Aim for elimination

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First, let’s give the credit where it is due. The government of Nepal has been working to curb trafficking of women and children.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Minister for Labor Employment and Social Security Gokarna Raj Bista has vowed to end all forms of child labor, forced labor, human trafficking and modern slavery in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Amid concerns from various quarters that there was duplication in the work of donor agencies, the USA and the UK have joined hands to combat human trafficking in Nepal.

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.

DAILEKH, June 4: Tek Raj Puri, 29, a resident of Bhairawi Municipality-4, has been sentenced to 38 years in jail after he was convicted of selling his wife and son in Bangaluru, India.

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.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Nepal Police has brought back most wanted criminal Parshuram Gurung , to Nepal.

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