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A Horrible Business: Nepal needs accurate data and urgent action to ensure that human trafficking does not continue to persist at disturbing rates

Some businesses in Nepal have slowed down due to the decrease in tourists after the earthquakes while others are closing down due to fuel shortages. But there is one transaction that is going on strong.

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Awareness on Autism dismally low in Nepal

"My child could not speak even though he seemed to have no other problem. I took him to a hospital for diagnosis, but the doctor could not establish the reason for my child's silence," said Rachana Ghimire, a nurse and mother of autistic child.

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Differentiating perceptions of intimate partner violence in Nepal

Perception of domestic violence is a frequently used indicator of women’s empowerment. It is, however, thought to be a binary variable, where women either justify wife beating or they do not.

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In a Guardian survey of aid workers, 79% said they had experienced a mental health issue and 93% said these were work-related. Here contributors share their stories

In a Guardian survey of aid workers, 79% said they had experienced a mental health issue and 93% said these were work-related. Here contributors share their stories

‘It was a long time before I admitted to myself that I’d nearly died’

I didn’t realise how my work affected me at the time. Within five months of arriving at my new post, I had been in a plane accident and nearly died of malaria.

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Mental Health after the Earthquake: Building Nepal’s Mental Health System in Times of Emergency

Mental Health after the Earthquake: Building Nepal’s Mental Health System in Times of Emergency

by Aidan Seale-Feldman and Nawaraj Upadhaya

In the months since the deadly earthquake, Nepal has seen an unprecedented abundance of mental health discourse and practice.From the government to local NGOs and from citizen initiatives to donor agencies, diverse actors have become involved in activities aimed at alleviating the trauma of earthquake survivors.

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One day dissemination workshop on Nepali website and Mobile application

One day dissemination workshop was conducted in Kathmandu on role of information technology, Nepali web site and mobile application-"manosamajiksuswasthya", and its essence to the literate people of community,

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