Nepal

Nepal-outline-map-credit-Matt-Rosenberg-About.com

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

Story
3 January 2018

Nepal: Amnesty International survey documents exploitation of migrant workers by recruitment agents charging excessive, illegal fees

In December 2017, Amnesty International conducted a survey of 414 Nepali migrant workers. The results revealed that 88% reported that they paid fees to recruitment agents for their jobs overseas. Most workers also had to take out high-interest loans...

See full story

Article
9 August 2017

Nepali immigration officials colluded with human traffickers in Gulf-based companies, while Ministry of Foreign Affairs turned a blind eye

Author: Kathmandu Post (Nepal)

“MoFA failed to act, says House panel report”, 9 August 2017...

Read more

Article
8 August 2017
+ Português - Hide

Author: Piero Locatelli, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Domésticas das Filipinas são escravizadas em São Paulo-Trabalhando por meses sem descanso e sem alimentação suficiente, imigrantes viviam em situação de trabalho escravo dentro de condomínio de alta renda”, 31 de julho de 2017...

Read more

Article
1 August 2017
+ Deutsch - Hide

Author: Ulrike Heidenreich (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

"Wie Klimawandel und Kinderarbeit zusammenhängen", 7 Juni 2017...

Read more

Article
6 June 2017

Nepal: Report details how exploitative recruitment of migrant workers puts them at risk of forced labour abroad

Author: Amnesty International

...

Read more

Article
11 April 2017

Nepal: Govt's hydropower plans may result in widespread human rights abuses including escalating conflicts & irreversible losses to indigenous peoples

Author: Cultural Survival Quarterly Magazine

"Nepal: Power to the people... At what cost?", Mar 2017...

Read more

Report
24 February 2017

CIVICUS highlights challenging regulatory environment of CSOs & calls for collective response

Author: CIVICUS

"Contested and under pressure: A snapshot of the enabling environment of civil society in 22 countries", February 2017...

Read more

Article
6 January 2017

Over 1000 human rights defenders killed or harassed in 2016 – new report urges advocates to engage companies more effectively

Author: Front Line Defenders

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk in 2016", 3 Jan 2017...

Read more

Article
3 January 2017

KBR defeats appeal in U.S. over Nepal, Iraq trafficking claims

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday refused to hold KBR Inc (KBR.N) liable for alleged human trafficking, in connection with the 2004 kidnapping and murder by insurgents of 12 Nepali men being transported in Iraq to work for a subcontractor at a U.S....

Read more

Story
13 December 2016

Malaysia: Panasonic & Samsung face allegations that workers in their supply chains are being cheated, exploited & underpaid; companies launch investigations

See full story