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 .
GUJRANWALA, May 8: Muqadas Ashraf was just 16 when her parents married her off to a Chinese man who had come to Pakistan looking for a bride. Less than five months later, Muqadas is back in her home country, pregnant and seeking a divorce from a husband she says was abusive.
DHARAN, Aug 31: Twenty-four-year-old Deepa Rai (Limbu) of Arun Tole, Dharan had just returned from Kuwait working as a domestic worker. Though she did not have pleasant experience in Kuwait, she decided to leave for foreign employment again as she was experienced in domestic chores and had knowledge of Arabian language.