The dangers of leaving Nepal to find work

The program ‘Our Organization’ is one of the most popular programs of 3 Angels Community Radio (3ACR). This program has been airing every Sunday for 5 years. In this program, the vision, mission and goals of local government and non-government organizations are discussed. This is a way to share with local communities, organizations that they are there to help with legal employment opportunities and safe travel options.

Nowadays, human traffickers are using foreign employment as an avenue to trap the young Nepali boys and girls. Because of Nepal’s low economic status, unemployed Nepalese younger generations are compelled to choose to go for foreign employment services. Seeing the vulnerability of Nepalese people, many employment companies are now being registered. According to government statistics, every day around 1,200 to 1,500 young Nepali people are flying out of Nepal through airports. Some of them are sent by illegal agents or human traffickers.

Palav [name changed] was invited as a guest speaker. Being a work force company officer, he has sent many Nepalese in various foreign countries. There was good discussion on the foreign employment issue and the challenges faced by foreign migrant workers. At the end of the discussion he has promised to report any trafficking incidents he finds in his industry by agents who have been influenced by traffickers to lie to girls. It is hoped that inviting such personalities in our radio program and airing their voice helps makes them responsible in their work.

PHOTO – Anjana KC [in the dark blue top] is an advocate for women and was also interviewed this past quarter in the ‘Nepali Daughter’ radio program.

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Helping the Helpless during the Pandemic

One of the key objectives of the 3 Angels Community Radio (3ACR) is to inform the public and raise awareness on relevant issues, particularly human trafficking. This holds true even when the COVID-19 pandemic struck the country. During the pandemic crisis, they were able to relay reliable information from the World Health Organization while maintaining most of their regular programming. One of the staff shares what else the team have been able to do during this crisis.




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Passion Creates Advocacy

She is now leading the children’s program and has received several requests from schools and parents to visit and talk with the students. Her contribution in this increase of requests and participation from the audience is a great opportunity for us as we strengthen our advocacy on child rights and women’s issues.




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Encouraging Mothers to Have a Voice

A local mother's group invited the 3 Angels Community Radio (3ACR) to share with them a two-day training session on the 'Art of Speaking and Women's Empowerment'.




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3 Angels Community Radio: The Community's Friend

3 Angels Community Radio (3ACR) had the opportunity to visit a small settlement area in Pokhara to provide training to a group of women living in the slums. Jeevan, 3ACR's news chief shares one of the women's story with us.




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Radio Help Line Served as A Lifeline for Trafficking Victim

Aashika and her husband decided to move to India where she was sold by her husband to a brothel. Her physical and mental health quickly deteriorated and before long, she was kicked out of the brothel.




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I will not stop speaking up against trafficking

My recent visit to New Delhi impacted me deeply. I saw lots of innocent Nepali teenage girls and women who were trafficked and betrayed by pimps. With the things I saw, I could not hold back my tears.