She married a trafficker

Abhaya [name changed] is 17. She had to drop school after grade 8 because her family was too poor. Her father worked but spent all his wages on liquor, leaving nothing for the family.  Abhaya used to work in a hotel with her mother. Abhaya’s father always made problems at home by shouting at her and beating her mother. So Abhaya left her home to start a new life.

She started working in a hotel. One day a person told her about a good job available in another city. She trusted him. He took her to another hotel and paid her Rs.5000 [US$47] per month. The local youngsters and adults tried to seduce her. Because of this behavior, she left that hotel.

She met a boy and fell in love and got married. He asked her to go to Delhi for the honeymoon. He called someone to take her across the border but no one came. He asked her to lie to anyone who asked any questions. But when 3 Angels Nepal staff asked some questions, she got nervous and told the whole story.

“I was shocked to realize that I was actually being trafficked,” said Abhaya. This case was referred to the police who confirmed that Abhaya was indeed in the process of being trafficked. The husband has fled to India and there is a warrant for his arrest.

Thank you to the Marshall Family who fully fund the station where Abhaya was intercepted. Young women like Abhaya are being impacted every day because of you.

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Preying on Girls through Social Media

Kalindi (name changed for privacy and protection) thought she has found the love of her life online, only to find herself weeping with regret in the end.




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In Need of Safety and a Mother's Love

Mandeep (name changed for protection and privacy) had been through lots of hardships since she was a child - from losing her father, being abandoned, and taking on different jobs. She was found by our partner's staff sitting on a bridge, distressed and alone.




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Fake Job Offer

Padmini (name changed for privacy and protection), 20, was spotted by our 3 Angels Nepal monitoring staff while doing their routine checks around the bus station. They saw her holding hands with a man but she seemed reluctant to go with him. Upon inquiry, they found out that Padmini didn’t know the man, so she was brought to a transit home where she shared her story.




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Trafficked into India

Tamasi was being abused by her husband. Thinking that her new friend was genuinely concerned about her, she immediately agreed when she offered her work somewhere else.




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Traffickers Convicted

In 2019, staff members from Tiny Hands Nepal intercepted four women in one of the borders and counseled them about the dangers of human trafficking. They also encouraged the women to file a case against their trafficker but they were reluctant to do so. With no case to process, they were sent home after the counselling. During the interview, our staff thought that one of the women seemed very suspicious. True enough, the same woman threatened the other girls that she wouldn't return their money and that they will be sent back abroad again.




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Sold by Her Father

Muna worked as a dish cleaner in a hotel, but was forced to work for commercial sex. She eventually learned that she was sold by her father. Heartbroken and desperate to survive, she felt she had no choice but to endure being a sex worker. She suffered a lot satisfying the customers. Many times she tried to run away from but with no luck.