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I was punched in the gut by STOP Girl Trafficking

Rafferty is hoping to keep another 50 Nepali girls safe in school for a year.

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HRDC wins World of Children Award (again!)

One of our longtime and most awe-inspiring partners, Dr. Ashok Banskota and his Hospital and Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children (HRDC), has won an esteemed award—again!

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Big improvements at Sambhota Tibetan School

High in the hills outside of Darjeeling, life just got a little easier for the refugee kids at Sambhota Tibetan School.

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Syabru: rebuilding a village

The two earthquakes of April 25 and May 12 last year brought down every home in the settlement of Syrabru. Thankfully, new earthquake-resistant homes are beginning to come up, one by one.

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Far and wide: HRDC's network of amazing doctors

Bishal Rana Magar and some friends went swimming in the nearby river. In a freak accident, the riverbank collapsed and buried him. His friends dragged him out, unknowingly dislocating his spine.

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Girls saving girls, part 2: Bimala

Young women once at risk of being trafficked are now role models. And they’re helping other girls, not only in the classroom, but empowering them to stand up to pressures that would take them out of school.

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Girls saving girls, part 1: Samjhana

One of the most amazing results of our STOP Girl Trafficking (SGT) project is Dr. Aruna’s Uprety's army of SGT graduates! Young women once at risk of being trafficked are now role models.

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Congrats to Pasang! Climber, humanitarian, and now Adventurer of the Year

“I find that mountains are extremely fair, and they don’t differentiate whether you are a man or a woman, rich or poor.” –Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita

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Hearts of valor, hearts of gold: The Lodrik Tibetan settlements

The Tibetan settlements of Jampaling and Paljorling were established in the 1970s to resettle the Khampa guerillas who were disbanded after waging a 14-year resistance against the occupation of their homeland.

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In photos: The faces of Pokhara's Tibetan community

People are at the heart of our work. And we're lucky to have photographers who have captured the Tibetans of Pokhara, Nepal beautifully.

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