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Plight of girls trafficked from Nepal to India

It is estimated that thousands of vulnerable Nepalese women and girls fall victim to human trafficking in India each year.

Many of them are forced into prostitution, have their organs removed and sold, or end up as domestic slaves.

Volunteers and organisations from both sides of the two countries' 1751 kilometre-long open border are trying to help authorities find victims and provide them with shelter, training or a way back home.

BBC Hindi's Rajesh Joshi reports.

  • 23 Jun 2013
  • From the section Asia
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