Recent News and Media

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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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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Reconstruction of health systems should remain top priority in Nepal

Reconstruction of health systems should remain top priority in Nepal

Media statement from Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia Region on six month anniversary of the Nepal earthquake.

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The fight against violence

The fight against violence

Nepal, along with other countries, is celebrating 16-day activism to end violence against women. On the occasion of the Global 16-day activism, the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare (MoWCSW) in collaboration with UN Women appointed three male leaders to represent them.

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