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Meanwhile, in Nepal...

Nepal is in a strict lockdown until April ​7th. So far, there are only a handful of recorded cases of COVID-19, but lack of testing and info about proper safeguards ​is an ongoing concern.

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The Slums of Surkhet

Ten minutes from the bus depot is a target-rich environment for slavers – a slum alongside a busy, dusty highway. We crossed fetid open drains on sheets of plywood (there are no paths) to meet two of the SGT girls living there.

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Rock Star Dawa Takes SGT Up

Twenty-five STOP Girl Trafficking alums and Friday Teachers just took part in a two-days outdoor education and leadership training led by Dawa Yangzum Sherpa, a North Face athlete and Everest and K2 summiter.

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What does family look like?

Dr. Aruna Uprety and I walked to a small home to meet five girls and one tiny grandmother. Even for SGT, this was a special situation.

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International Women's Day 2019: This is what not being trafficked looks like

We take girls at a real risk of being trafficked and turn them into confident, articulate, grateful young women looking at very different futures.

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Is There a Letter In Your Bag For Me?

Vice President Norbu Tenzing and President Erica Stone recently returned from their trip to Nepal where they met with STOP Girl Trafficking teachers and students

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Laxmi: from poverty to nursing school

Laxmi grew up in a poor village, and her father was an abusive alcoholic. In 2015 the earthquake destroyed her home, and she was close to dropping out of school. Then, SGT found her.

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Sanjita: 3 years and a world of difference

Sanjita and her sisters supported their parents, who were too sick to work. The earthquake leveled their home, and her family lost everything. And their village was in an area known for trafficking...

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Congrats to 'General' Kamala for her work to STOP Girl Trafficking!

STOP Girl Trafficking 'General' Kamala Adhikari was recognized for her dedication to keeping girls in school and safe from being trafficked—by a real general!

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Dividing lines: A girl's life in rural Nepal

We stopped into a school where some of our STOP Girl Trafficking girls were writing essays and drawing pictures of what their lives are like. Their reality is stark.

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