Cafe brews hope for Nepal’s trafficking survivors

On a busy street in Nepal’s bustling capital Kathmandu, a new cafe is seeking to change the lives of trafficking survivors – one cappuccino at a time. The Maiti Cafe is the first to be staffed by women… Read More

Nepal Bride Trafficking Busted

The Anti-Human Trafficking Bureau of Nepal Police on Saturday arrested 10 people including four Chinese nationals for allegedly running a bride trafficking racket. The four Chinese nationals were arrested from Tribhuwan, read more . . . Read More

Two trafficking suspects held, woman rescued

Police arrested two alleged human traffickers from Nagdhunga, Chandragiri Municipality, yesterday, and foiled their trafficking bid. They have been identified as Bhuwan Tamang, 31, of Khandadevi Municipality-2 in Ramechhap and Aaite Bahadur Lopchan, 29, of Khanikhola Rural Municipality-1… Read More

Justice: trafficker of 14-year-old village girl sentenced to 20 years in jail

Bara Rapist

NEPAL — a 29 year old Nepali man, Tara Badhour Basent, was sentenced by District Court to 20 years in prison for his crime of trafficking the 14 year girl Barha Bise (not her real name) from his… Read More

In 1991 a Nepali man sold his wife to a brothel. Now he will be going to jail for 20 years.

This true and extraordinary story from May 2013 shows the flagrant nature of sex trafficking in Nepal. It also demonstrates the depth and dedication of Maiti Nepal’s legal services. Slowly the tide is turning — impunity is no… Read More