Weʼre raising £43,000 to help in the fight against human trafficking of young women and children used as sex slaves!
- Kathmandu, Central Development Region, Nepal
- Children and youth
- Time left
- 7 days to go
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We want to help protect Nepali girls and women from trafficking for flesh trade, child prostitution and various forms of exploitation and torture.
More than 15,000 women and children a year are trafficked from Nepal and 150-300,000 Nepalese girls are currently estimated to be in brothels in India. 7- 24 years of age and servicing up to 50 men/day. Most are kept in cages. Maiti Nepal funder, Anuradha Koirala, has dedicated her life to these victims and her achievements so far are truly admirable.
Maiti Nepal focus on prevention of girl trafficking . They also raid brothels to rescue victims. Initial cost 200$/victim - legal fees transportation, repatriation fee and medical exam. 496 traffickers have been convicted due to Maiti Nepals legal efforts. They go to jail for up to 18 years. Maiti Nepal also try to educate civilians as well as the police force in the high risk areas. They rehabilitate the victims and teach them new income-generation skills such as bead work, sewing, horticulture, furniture making, baking and cooking and they are provided shelter until they are ready to stand on their feet.
Furthermore Maiti Nepal operate 12 intervention posts in the border areas to rescue the girls before reaching their end destination. With help from rescued girls, they can find the routes used and help recognize traffickers. Cost- 20.000$ to operate a border transit home for one year.
Stop Human Trafficking!
"Take every child as your own daughter, and soon you will see her sorrow and then you will feel the strength that comes out of you to protect them" - Anuradha Koirala
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Sep 12, 2017
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Jul 24, 2017
Sorry I couldn't make it to the gala, here's my donation!❤ Keep doing what you do!👊🙏
Jul 19, 2017
Glad to be able to help. Good luck with your campaign.
May 2, 2017
Another fantastic event at the Benezra Art gallery!Thank you to everyone attending for your support!
Apr 21, 2017
Sorry I couldn't make it tonight, so I give my entry here! Wish for all the success!🙏🙌
Apr 14, 2017
Apr 5, 2017
A big thank you to all contributors at our fantastic fundraiser at La Sala the 31st March. 3055 euros was raised! We are over the moon to add those funds here. A step closer to our 50k euros target!
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Kathmandu, Central Development Region, Nepal
Marianne- Swedish, work in real estate in Marbella. Also writing a blog inspiring women to stay fit and healthy. Claudia- Swedish/Spanish, working for a lawfirm in Marbella. We have both always had an inner wish to help he most vulnerable through Charity work.
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