Women And Children Are Vulnerable To Trafficking

Nepali women and children are vulnerable to human trafficking. National Human Rights Commission reveals that more than 13,600.

July 5, 2017, 8:17 a.m.

Nepali women and children are vulnerable to human trafficking. National Human Rights Commission reveals that more than 13,600.  According to the ‘Trafficking in persons’ National Report-2015/16, which was released by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC),  98 per cent among the trafficked were women.

The report showed that some 3,900 women and children are still missing and over 70 per cent of them are children, according to the report.

According to a report, women and children have been coercively trafficked to China for sexual work and to Afghanistan, the United Kingdom and South Korea to engage them as security guards.

The report also revealed that a least 312 cases of human trafficking have been registered at Nepal Police during the fiscal year.  As many as 6,100 women and children were reportedly trafficked from the country during the fiscal year 2015/16, a report reveals.

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