Sold by Her Father

Muna was born to a poor family. With an alcoholic father, she usually experienced beating, along with her mother and seven other sisters. As she grew, her physical features resembled that of a man, causing her family and friends to hate her.

One day, her father sent her to Kathmandu with his neighbour’s brother to earn money. She was employed at a hotel as a dish cleaner. However, as the days passed, the hotel owner started forcing her to be a sex worker. She refused and tried to run away but did not succeed. She eventually learned that she was sold by her own father. Heartbroken and desperate to survive, she felt she had no choice but to endure being a sex worker. She suffered a lot while satisfying the customers. Many times she tried to run away from but with no luck.

 Muna was found in a major bus station by a 3 Angels Nepal Team. She shared that she was about to meet a customer with whom she’ll be living with. After a long conversation, she eventually opened up and shared the miseries she went through. The team explained to her the effects of working in the commercial sex industry and the disease she would probably suffer from due to the work she was engaged in.

Learning more about human trafficking and its effects, she expressed her desire to leave that work and start a new life, and that she wanted to live in society with pride. The team explained that they can assist her in reporting any harassment to the police, and that there are other forms of help available if she wanted it to help her move on, make good choices, and rebuild her life.

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Locked in a Room

For six months, Sita endured various forms of abuse from the man she thought would bring her love.




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Trafficker on the Run

Eight traffickers have been arrested so far this year because of the efforts of our amazing partners Tiny Hands Nepal and 3 Angels Nepal. Each trafficker that is arrested, means more women and girls could be prevented from being trafficked. This is dangerous work but it is important in the fight against trafficking. Our partners have a close working relationship with local police and authorities to intercept and rescue girls from trafficking as well as track down and arrest traffickers, just like in Hira's case.




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False Promise of Employment

Two cousins, aged 20 and 23, were recruited by apartment neighbors for foreign work where they were told they would earn better income. These men were known for this type of activity - luring young women into false promises of employment.




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Saved Just In Time

Despite her refusal, twelve-year-old Madhu [name changed], was forced to marry the 28-year-old man that her parents found for her to marry. As soon as they moved in to their new house, Madhu was forced by her husband to move with him to India for what he claimed were good work opportunities.




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Massage Parlors: New Centers for Sex Trade

In India, massage parlors are becoming the center of attraction for working men. Trafficking happens in plain sight and is very deceptive to women and girls who fall prey to the lies used by brothel owners and traffickers. Many Nepali women and girls who are looking for work in India to support their families, are often deceived or seriously misled about the type of work they will be doing - their desperation for a source of income taken advantage by traffickers.




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Thank you for being part of STOP TRAFFICKING 5K 2019

Our 4th annual STOP TRAFFICKING 5K might be over but the impact will be lasting. Thank you to all those from 11 countries who stood up and said 'no to trafficking'.  Because of you, the life saving work in Nepal and the Philippines will continue to impact lives. US$33,780 was raised with online and offline donations. Together, we are changing the world! Below is what has already happened so far this year in Nepal and the Philippines