Nepali woman and her two children die in outlawed ‘menstruation hut’

Menstruation Hut

Chaupadi, a type of menstruation quarantine is an ancient (and now outlawed) traditional practice in Nepal. Menstruating women and their young children are kept apart from the rest of household and must live, eat, and sleep in livestock sheds or other… Read More

More than 300 Nepalis trafficked through Myanmar this winter

Women Trafficked Myanmar

Maiti Nepal is taking in an unprecedented number — 176 — trafficked girls and women. All of them were in the process of being trafficked from Nepal to Southern India and thence to Myanmar and on to the… Read More

Spring 2012 News Update

Read the news from Friends of Maiti Nepal, learn about the latest humanitarian efforts of Maiti Nepal, and all the good your donations accomplish in helping Anuradha’s girls to heal and thrive. Download the Gratitude Report.

Take a Bite out of Trafficking – A Chef’s Food Tasting

Maiti Nepal Benefit Tuesday 11/02/2010 $45 pre-sale, $50 at the door Doors open at 5:45pm Ipswich Country Club, Ipswich MA Contact: 617-875-7339 Register online: http://maitinepalbenefit2010.eventbrite.com/

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presents trafficking report

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presents the State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons’ 10th annual report on human trafficking Read report

2010 Trafficking in Persons Report Released

The State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons’ 10th annual report on human trafficking. http://www.state.gov/g/tip/rls/tiprpt/2010/

CNN Hero: Anuradha Koirala

Anuradha Koirala is highlighted in a CNN video for her nomination for CNN Hero. View video

2009 Panel discussions, meetings and film showings

Anuradha is visiting the US for the next few weeks and will be offering presentations at various locations in California, Boston and New York. Contact us if you would like more information on these events.

2008 Panel discussions, meetings and film showings

Because of illness and exhaustion, Anuradha Koirala was not able to travel, so many of the planned events of October and November are being presented by Brigitte Cazalis-Collins and Joe Collins. Anuradha is resting and healing in Kathmandu,… Read More

Maiti Nepal to rescue 518 children from Tihar jail

From Gorkhansthan Kathmandu Maiti Nepal has begun rescuing around 518 children languishing in a Bihar jail of India. Citing that they were being sent to Kuwait illegally, the Indian government has arrested them and kept at the jail…. Read More