Children of Teresa Academy depicting their painting skills
Bishworam Khadka, the Director of Maiti Nepal addressing the awareness program organized at Jiri, Dolakha( a remote district) on the occasion of 6th National Anti-trafficking day
The Chairperson and Director of Maiti Nepal inaugurating a special function organized on the annual day of maiti Nepal
Staff felicitated for long term service
Awareness raising activities organized at Jiri, Dolakha on the occasion of 6th Anti Human Trafficking day.
Various products made by Maiti Nepal's workshop
Volunteer of maiti Nepal inspecting vehicles
On 6th April, Maiti Nepal celebrated its 20th anniversary amidst cultural shows, performances and long term service felicitations.
Four women all set to be flown to Tanzania last Saturday by an agent for recruiting on a cultural dance have been rescued by Maiti Nepal after TIA security was tipped off that they were being sent illegally for commercial purposes.
A case against incest has been lodged at area police office Biratnagar on 2069 Kartik 22. As per the complaint filed at Maiti Nepal’s office at Biratnagar, the culprit Amar Bahadur Bhujel used to rape his step daughter repeatedly who was a minor and made her pregnant.
A thirty year old male, Ram Tamang who was on his way to Saudi Arabia to earn his living had to step back when he tested positive for HIV in his medical examination. After visiting some doctors with his whole family,it was found out that even his wife and son were HIV positive. Then he finally came to Sonja Jeevan Kendra , Maiti Nepal , along with his wife, Anita Tamang aged 24, Daughter Sapana, 7 and son Himal,4.
6th national Anti human trafficking day was observed with intense enthusiasm and participation in Nepal. Maiti Nepal commemorated the day with a week long programme. Various activities were conducted by the central office and branch offices with innovative approach and ideas.
Three students –Priya Sherpa , Samjhana Pokhrel and Krishna Neupane, who were brought up and educated by Maiti Nepal came victorious in MBBS entrance Examination conducted by Kathmandu University. The jubilant students will be joining Lumbini Medical college affiliated to Kathmandu University by September 10, 2012
Two criminals who were nabbed by Area police office Rani on charge of trafficking a girl was ultimately convicted by honourable district court Morang. The court sentenced each of the culprits with one hundred thousand rupees fine and 15 years of rigorous jail terms. Besides, the court decided that the survivor should be granted 50,000 rupees as compensation.
Violence against women prevails in every society in more or less magnitude, although it is unjustifiable and is against the basic norms of human rights. It is rampant in developing nations and societies where patriarchy is the module of operation.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the skipper of Indian National Cricket Team paid a visit to Maiti Nepal on 17 june, 2012. On the occasion, children and women staying in Maiti Nepal welcomed him by offering Khada and performing cultural shows. Mr. Dhoni observed the show with keen interest , gave away autographs to the children and signed cricket bats.
Two girls ,seventeen years of age, who were trafficked to Khasa, Tibet in the pretext of pursuing nice jobs, finally escaped from the heinous condition after three nights long horrendous journey through the forest of Khasa.
Every year April 6 brings new waves of bliss to Maiti Nepal and celebrations get kick started to mark the day. As usual, an exhilarating cultural program was organized to commemorate the 19th anniversary.
Human Trafficking case registered in Area police office, Biratnagar
Mandira Pariyar, whose daughter Kusum Pariyar, made a narrow escape from the ugly clutches of three trafficker filed a case against them on 17 February 2012 at area police station Rani, in Biratnmagar.
The whole plot of the harrowing incident is illustrated below:
Statistical figures of Maiti Nepal’s direct beneficiaries have gone up
in the recent years. It has been offering wide range of activities to
quell the gravity of human trafficking. Activities related to
prevention, interception at the border points, formal and non formal
education programs have been proved to be influential in curbing down
the intensity of human trafficking in Nepalese society.
In a recent attempt made by Maiti Nepal’s newly established office at Kodari, Sindhupalchowk, three girls were rescued from the Chinese territory of Tibetan Khasa. The girls , who were aged from 15 to 18 years were employed as bar dancers in dance restaurants located in the region. According to them, they were held as captives and forced into prostitution with a minimum pay of wages.
P kumari ( name changed) , resident of Mugu District , Hengalu VDC, who was trafficked to India by Shankar Raj Timilsina of Kailali District was eventually granted justice by the District Court Kalali. The trafficker , 23 years of age, was sentenced 10 years of rigorous jail term with 50 thousand rupees fine and 20 thousand rupees compensation to the victim, under the sincere initiation of Maiti Nepal.
Gender violence is one of the major forms of violence prevailing in Nepalese society. Gender violence exists in every country with more or less extent. However, the gravity of the problem is quite high in the developing country like
A case related to Human Trafficking was filed in Morang District Court in 14 Feb 2011. The case was decided by the Morang appellate court. The criminal Sandhya Devi Sah was sentenced 5 years of imprisonment, fined with 25,000 NRS and the plaintiff Maya Marandi was granted 12,500 NRS compensation.
"S Kumari " who was trafficked by a trafficker named Bir Bahadur finally got the justice. The trafficker was sentenced with 10 years of imprisonment, fifty thousand rupees fine and 25 thousand rupees compensation by the honourable district court of Kanchanpur. The verdict was given by the bench of honourable justice Bhoj Raj Sharma on 10 July 2011 as per the human trafficking and Transportation Act 2007 AD.
Renowned social worker Anuradha Koirala has been conferred International Manhe Prize by Manhe Foundation based in South Korea. She was honoured with the award on Friday ( 12 August, 2011) The prize includes cash of 50 million Korean Won( 3.3 million NRS), a gold medal and a letter of honour.
Case Registered Date : 2067/11/25( 8 April, 2011) in Kailali District Court
1. Case Summary of Kailali "A"
I, the informer, married off my daughter, Kailai "A" of 22 years in Baishak 14, 2064,(April 27, 2007 ) according to Hindu customs and tradition to Shiva Raj Joshi of age 26, son of Prem Raj Joshi, permanent resident of Kailali District, Chaumala V.D.C, ward no: 8. Banbaheda.
Women's Day is marked in memory of the protest initiated by labour women in Chicago, the U. S. in 1857.
His excellency John Tuchnott, the British Ambassador to Nepal paid a visit to Maiti Nepal on 22 March 2011. He was welcomed by the children, girls and women staying in Maiti Nepal.
Ms. Isabel Guerrno, world Bank Regional vice president for south Asia , paid a visit to Maiti Nepal on 30th March, 2010.
Maiti Nepal feels glorified to state that it has been fighting tooth and nail since 18 years for the elimination of human trafficking within and from Nepal which is a shame to humanity.
Kanchi (name changed) was able to get her traffickers apprehended when she had gone to a hospital for eye check up.
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