Last week, Indian police unveiled a human trafficking network that might have shipped hundreds of Nepali girls and teens from the most regions that were most affected by the earthquake back in April and May. These women had been sent to India and the Persian Gulf to work in prostitution or forced labour. Many of the involved have been arrested recently, two of which were employees of a flight company and two traffickers.

Mohammed Haider Ishfaq, vice-commissioner of the India Ghandi airport police, stated that the girls that were trafficked where from “lower classes and were promised jobs and attractive salaries abroad. They were originated from some of the villages that were affected by the earthquake.” Activistis in Kathmandu had identified that these networks are based off India with agents seeking women in different parts of Napel, but mainly in the rural zones that are more needy – such as Sindhupalchowk.

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Source: The Guardian

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