Human Trafficking Victims in Nepal

According to a study by the International Labor Organization, there are between 12,000 to 15,000 women who fall victim to human trafficking in Nepal each year.

Out of the total estimated number of victims, no more than 180 cases of human trafficking is reported in the country each year.

It was previously reported that human traffickers were selling Nepali women in Mumbai for $975.

(Price of human traffickers worldwide.)

Source:  Sue-Lin Wong, “From Nepal, a Push to End Human Trafficking,” New York Times, IHT Rendezvous, June 18, 2013.