Nepal quake survivors face threat from human traffickers supplying sex trade

May 9, 2015

NGO’s warn that tens of thousands of young women from regions devastated by the earthquake in Nepal are being targeted by human traffickers supplying a network of brothels across South Asia. Girls and young women in these communities have long been targeted by traffickers, who abduct them and force them into sex work.

“’This is the time when the brokers go in the name of relief to kidnap or lure women’ said Sunita Danuwar, director of Shakti Samuha, an NGO in Kathmandu.”

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