Mockery of law: Protector turns predator Minor rescued from SC official’s house

NIRJANA SHARMA

KATHMANDU, JUN 21 - A girl child facing torture at the house of Ishwar Parajuli, the under-secretary at the Supreme Court (SC), was rescued on Tuesday.

The 11-year-old domestic from the Tharu community, who hails from Bardiya, had been working at Parajuli’s house for a year. According to members of the rescue team, the girl complained of sexual abuse at the hands of Parajuli’s father.…

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No festive season cheer for domestic child workers

KATHMANDU, OCT 27 - Dashain festival is over now and the fragrance of Tihar has started wafting across Kathmandu Valley. However, in many houses, there are still domestic child workers who are missing their homes and families as they have not been granted leave by their employers.

“This year also I am not allowed to celebrate Tihar in my hometown with my family as I have to take care of my mistress…

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Child taken to India to save tormentors: Report

DOMESTIC HELP TORTURED POST REPORT

KATHMANDU, JUL 26 - Organisations defending the case of Ghana Shyam Mahato, 13, who was tortured as a domestic help by the family of Police Inspector Chet Bahadur Pathak in Kapan-6, plan to file a case against Kathmandu Chief District Officer (CDO) Laxmi Raj Dhakal with the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) accusing him of sparing the p…

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