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World  (tags: Qatar, Nepal, slavery, Islam, Muslims, football, stadium, FIFA, world cup )

- 1486 days ago -
Thousands of Nepalese workers are being forced to work in 50C/122F degree heat with no access to food or water, no pay, passports held to prevent them from leaving. Experts estimate over 1 million migrant workers could be at risk of modern slavery in
Child Marriage Defies Laws in Nepal
World  (tags: children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', NEPAL, Nepal, asia, news, society, politics, freedoms, world )

- 1868 days ago -
Social activists in Nepal agree that the one reason why this impoverished country will miss the gender-linked Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United Nations is the persistence of child marriage.
Educating Girls to Stop Girl Trafficking in Nepal
World  (tags: humanrights, children, Education on human trafficking, Nepal )

- 2021 days ago -
Last week the American Himalayan Foundation (AHF) hosted a beautiful dinner at the Four Seasons in San Francisco to support its "Stop Girl Trafficking" program. The three keynote speakers were Jon Krakauer, mountain climber and bestselling
UNGEI Podcast: What Does It Take to Educate a Girl?
World  (tags: UNGEI, United Nations, Nepal, Uganda, UNESCO, education )

- 2081 days ago -
'To Educate a Girl' follows the lives of girls in Nepal and Uganda. Significant progress has been made towards providing education for all, yet according to UNESCO an estimated 67 million children still remain out of school and over half of them are girls
World  (tags: world, china, Tibet, Nepal, repression, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, freedoms, conflict, news )

- 2177 days ago -
Tibetan refugees continue to brave harrowing journeys across the Himalayas to Nepal and beyond. Back home Chinese repression has triggered a new wave of self-immolations. But in Nepal too, "pressure from China is visible," says one Tibetan refugee.
NEPAL No Brakes on Sex Trafficking
World  (tags: asia, corruption, sex trafficking, Nepal, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, news, society, politics, children, ethics, government )

- 2260 days ago -
While a Nepalese campaign to stop human trafficking gains recognition by the White House and Hollywood, Nepal continues to be a prime source for sex trafficking, thanks to unsettled conditions created by a protracted political crisis.
ACTION ALERT: Equalize Nepal's Separate and Unequal Education for Disabled Children! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: disabled children, education, nepal, rights, protection, humanrights )

- 2266 days ago -
Improve access and effectiveness of education for Nepali children with disabilities, who are overwhelming shut out or driven away. 16-year-old Amman struggles with physical disabilities every day to ride to school on his rickety tricycle and crawl up
Nepalese Children Trafficked Into India to Work in Circuses
World  (tags: children, crime, ethics, India, Nepal, world, children, human trafficking, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, interesting, government, ethics, society, news, asia )

- 2266 days ago -
Children from Nepal are trafficked into India and forced to work in circuses.
Political Turmoil Looms Over Nepal's Peaks
World  (tags: world, conflict, asia, Nepal, violence, politics, news, humanrights, freedoms, news )

- 2372 days ago -
Five years after the country's communist rebels gave up a bloody revolt to join a peace process -- raising hopes of a new era of stability -- the country is sinking deeper into political turmoil, leaving its dreams of becoming a modern Switzerland of the Ea
Organ Traffickers Target Nepal's Poorest
World  (tags: humanrights, organ traffickers, Nepal, poorest, sell organs, India, debts, lax law, kidney, victims, organ transplant )

- 2520 days ago -
Seven years ago, Nepalese farmer Madhab Parajuli faced an agonising choise: lose his small plot of farmland to mounting debts, or sell one of his kidneys to an organ trafficker.
NEPAL: Keeping Watch for Traffickers
World  (tags: humanrights, Nepal, India, border, traffickers, watch, anti-trafficking, Saathi, NGOs, lookout, migration, risk )

- 2536 days ago -
The daily flow of Nepalis over the border to India is relentless, as they come by car, motorcycle,rickshaw and horse-drawn carriage, but mostly on foot,through the main gate at the border of Nepalganj.
Snow Leopard Population Increases in Nepal
World  (tags: snow leopards, surival, conservation, nepal, populations )

- 2567 days ago -
The population of snow leopard inside Kanchanjunga Conservation Area (KCA) in northeastern Nepal has gone up with the introduction of livestock insurance program that indemnifies domesticated animals against the attack of the large wild
Tell Nepal to Return Ballot Boxes - Take Action!
World  (tags: tibet, nepal, china, elections, civil liberties, HumanRights, freedoms, corruption, conflict )

- 2606 days ago -
Yesterday, Tibetans around the world took to the polls in the preliminary round of elections to nominate candidates to the office of Prime Minister and Parliament of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile. In Kathmandu, Nepal, one hour before the polls closed,
Nepal's 'May Days': A New Phase of Struggle
World  (tags: world, conflict, Nepal, culture, social justice, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, interesting, government, asia )

- 2743 days ago -
The poor are struggling for a "New Nepal" based on popular democracy and social justice.
High Noon in Nepal -- Eyewitness to Revolution
World  (tags: world, conflict, asia, Nepal, freedoms, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics )

- 2759 days ago -
On May 1 in Kathmandu, between 500,000-1 million people took over the streets in a dramatic show of force by Nepal's Maoists to demand a return to civilian rule and a democratic process of creating a new, pro-people constitution

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