More than 60 percent of children in orphanages in Nepal have living parents, according to a study. The high level of children with parents demonstrated abuses within the system where many children were trafficked for illegal adoptions.
The human trafficking industry in India brings in between 5,000 to 7,000 Nepali girls each year.
Human trafficking of women in Nepal causes 7,000 Nepalese women to be trafficked to brothels in India every year.
12,000 Nepalese children are victims of human trafficking each year with the country. The children, mainly girls are trafficked for the commercial sex industry within Nepal or to brothels in India and other regional countries.
Pirated books account for up to 30 percent of space in most bookstores in the capital city of Kathmandu.
Estimated losses per year to the music industry of Nepal from piracy.