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End child marriage by 2030: Action plan delay leaves goal in doubt, by Samipa Khanal (kp 21/07/2017)

Man arrested for impregnating his own granddaughter, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 20/07/2017)

‘Child domestic helps vulnerable to exploitation and sexual violence’, by Prachi Aryal (kp 10/07/2017)

Govt to declare 50 local units child-friendly by next fiscal (kp 09/07/2017)

Kids face the brunt of society’s perception towards HIV/AIDS (ht 09/07/2017)

Number of missing children rises after 2015 earthquakes: Study (ht 09/07/2017)

Taking the lead on lead: Nepali children are exposed to alarmingly high levels of lead, which is slowing their intellectual development, by Sonia Awale (nt 07/07/2017)

22 per cent children in brick kilns out of school (ht 06/07/2017)

Number of teenage mothers on the rise in Tanahun, says study (ht 04/07/2017)

Parties used 853 children during Phase I polls: CCWB (kp 28/06/2017)

212 missing kids ‘reunited with parents’ (kp 26/06/2017)

Partnership forged to fight child marriage (ht 21/06/2017)

Why child labour persists: We need to create conditions that enable families to afford education for their children, by Ayushma Basnyat (kp 13/06/2017)

Brick Kilns still a hub of child labour: Study, by Anita Shrestha (ht 13/06/2017)

‘Street children in poor health’ , by Pradeep Menyangbo (kp 04/06/2017)

Male victims of child sexual exploitation overlooked, by Anita Shrestha (ht 19/05/2017)

Over 50% children without textbooks in Rupandehi, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 17/05/2017)

Mother accused of selling three children in Ilam, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 16/05/2017)

Parties found using children in campaigns, by Anish Tiwari (kp 12/05/2017), Rights group concerned over use of schools, kids (kp 12/05/2017)

568 children rescued from Valley streets: According to a recent report, there are over 5,000 street kids all over Nepal (ht 20/04/2017)

Child marriages result in disenchanted couples, by Sher Bahadur KC (rep 19/04/2017)

Kids sans birth certificate deprived of education (ht 06/04/2017)

Child marriage rife in Haanku: 73 cases recorded in the Jumla village in the last fiscal year (kp 02/04/2017)

CCWB reunites 200 street kids with families, by Samipa Khanal (kp 25/03/2017)

Trapped in transition: Economic and political instability in the Tarai is pushing children south of the border to a life of abuse, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 24/03/2017)

Dalit children crush stones to buy books, by Janak KC (rep 22/03/2017)

Thought for food: Despite dramatic progress in nutrition, half of Nepal’s child deaths are still due to hunger, by Marty Logan (nt 17/03/2017), The face of hunger: A debt-ridden Dalit couple is on the verge of losing their daughter to malnutrition, by Om Astha Rai (nt 17/03/2017)

Minors injured in Jajarkot accident seek parents (ht 15/03/2017)

Street children vulnerable to addiction, by Pooja Chauhan (rep 14/03/2017)

Boy, chained up for 17 years, in want of medical attention, by Surendra Bhandari (rep 14/03/2017)

6-year old girl roped to wooden bed for two years, by Shankar Shrestha (kp 13/03/2017)

Child migration on the rise (ht 02/03/2017)

No school after marriage: Need to earn a living forces the bride and groom out of school, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 27/02/2017)

Underage marriage bid thwarted in Sindhuli (ht 25/02/2017)

Innocent victims: Kids growing up in jail as parents serve terms, by Shankar Shrestha (rep 18/02/2017)

‘Laws needed to safeguard child rights’ (ht 16/02/2017)

Child-friendly governance roll-out plan formulated (ht 12/02/2017)

Child marriage, teen pregnancies affecting female health, by Jagat Khadka (rep 11/02/2017)

Teenagers’ club foils child marriage (rep 10/02/2017)

Malnourished girl dies for want of treatment, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 07/02/2017)

Children of Bhaktapur brick kiln workers deprived of education, by Anita Shrestha (ht 29/01/2017)

Children at work, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 27/01/2017)

Civil Code Bill proposes eligibility requirements for child adoption (ht 25/01/2017)

Underage workers leaving for jobs abroad (ht 21/01/2017)

Cops, locals work together to curb child marriage (ht 08/01/2017)

Children at risk in brick kilns (ht 01/12/2016)

Disabled kids still lack access to education, by Anita Shrestha (ht 31/12/2016)

Open pits at brick kilns posing threats to children: Each brick factory is found to have dug at least 20 pits up to 20 feet deep to store water for making bricks, but they are left open putting the children at risk (kp 28/12/2016)

Children vulnerable as rapes and murders soar, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 22/12/2016)

Group of teenage girls foils underage marriage: According to the District Women and Children Office, about 52 percent of girls in Bajhang marry before their legal age (kp 13/12/2016)

UNICEF calls for protection of children affected by conflict (ht 12/12/2016)

Don’t violate children’s rights: CCWB (kp 01/12/2016)

Underage marriage foiled (kp 01/12/2016)

KMC preparing to expand anti-child labor drive, by Gyanu Sapkota (rep 29/11/2016)

Reaching every child: Millions of children in South Asia face a difficult journey through life without school, nutrition and decent health care, by Douglas J. Noble (kp 24/11/2016)

One-third of Nepali children age 5-14 put to work: CBS, by Gyanu Sapkota (rep 24/11/2016)

Corporal punishment rampant in pvt schools (ht 24/11/2016)

Child marriage and after: While most boys left the village for work after marriage, girls stayed back in the village, but sadly not in schools, by Reena Burathoki (rep 24/11/2016)

Child marriage still rampant in Kalikot, by Tularam Pandey (kp 20/11/2016), Child marriage rampant in Rukum, shows study (ht 21/11/2016)

More children lost, abandoned (ht 17/11/2016)

Stop child labour: We can make a difference by refusing to buy products made using child labour, by David Kainee (kp 10/11/2016)

‘Child rights activists must for inquiry’ (kp 31/10/2016)

Too young to marry: If we want to stop child marriage in Nepal, we have to start talking about sex, by Sarah Rich-Zendel (kp 28/10/2016)

Vow to end child marriage by 2030 (kp 24/10/2016) [Why not immediately? Some girls not even born now will be married until then!]

The Red Glass Dress: Unravelling the social fabric underpinning child brides, by Rachel McFadden (kp 22/10/2016)

When children work: When parents have no means to feed their children they feel forced to send them to work, by David Kainee (rep 19/10/2016)

Campaign launched to stop child marriage, by Bira Gadal (rep 18/10/2016)

Ilam jailbirds’ kids deprived of education (ht 16/10/2016)

One million kids still out of school: Report (ht 07/10/2016)

Girls make move against child marriage, by Bira Gadal (rep 03/10/2016), Child marriages increasing in Bajura, blame on phones, internet, by Krishna Oli (rep 04/10/2016), Child marriage rampant in Bajura (ht 15/10/2016)

More children being adopted within Nepal than by foreigners, by Gyanu Sapkota (rep 26/09/2016)

‘Ensure our right to education, health’ (kp 15/09/2016)

Children of inmate mothers deprived of education, by Daman Rai (rep 13/09/2016)

HRW blames government for child marriage menace (kp 09/09/2016) [see report, [see also video], State should intervene, says researcher (kp 09/09/2016), ‘Govt steps not enough to end child marriage in Nepal’ (rep 09/09/2016), No kidding: According to HRW report, 37 percent Nepali girls marry before 18, while 10 percent marry before 15, by Ishwar Rauniyar (rep 19/09/2016), Girls no brides: Around 37 percent Nepali girls are married before they reach 18 and 10 percent before they reach 15, by David Kainee (rep 22/09/2016)

Use of child labor high in Udayapur, by Maheshwor Chamling Rai (rep 02/08/2016)

10-yr plan aims to end all forms of child labour: According to estimates, there are around 1.6 million child labourers in Nepal and 20 percent of them are in hazardous work (kp 31/07/2016)

Child labour: Learn from others, by Saroj KC (ht 28/07/2016)

NHRC urges parties not to use kids in political activities (ht 23/07/2016)

‘Define use of children in war as human rights violation’ (ht 06/07/2016)

Child marriage still rampant: Report, by Shraddha Amatya (rep 05/07/2016), A social scourge: Nepal must make a collective pledge and a concerted effort to eradicate child marriage (kp 08/07/2016)

UNICEF: 69m kids could die from preventable causes by 2030: Only 41pc poorest has access to early childhood education in Nepal (kp 29/06/2016)

14 children ‘trafficked’ from Dhankuta rescued in Capital, by Pragati Shahi (kp 25/06/2016)

The reject brides of Rupandehi: Young women who fell in the snare of child marriage are being disowned by their husbands and in-laws (kp 17/06/2016)

Nepali kids not being heard: Global report, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 14/06/2016), Stop child labour (ht 14/06/2016)

One in 20 Kathmandu homes has child domestic help: Study (kp 13/06/2016)

Number of child workers in brick kilns alarming (ht 13/06/2016)

‘Code of conduct on anvil to prevent exploitation’: Minister’s comment follows a report of ECPAT, a global network of civil society organisations, that suggests a surge in tourist numbers has adverse effect on children (kp 13/06/2016)

Twice as many female child labourers than male, study shows (ht 11/06/2016)

Child labour rife in absence of strict law: There are 1.6 million child labour in the country  out of which around 20 percent are involved in hazardous works, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 09/06/2016)

Two-year ‘every last child’ drive gets under way: Campaign aims to reach the most deprived girls in the four target districts (kp 05/06/2016)

Leave no child behind: We should always ask whether any legal, policy or program choice will benefit all children regardless of who they are and where they come from, by Dilli Guragai (rep 04/06/2016)

188 street children rescued in a month (kp 02/06/2016)

Study says quake-affected children undergoing various problems, by Gyan P. Neupane (rep 01/06/2016)

3 children’s shelters in Capital shut (kp 25/05/2016), Pity the children: Strict regulation of children’s homes and investigation of ‘voluntourism’ are needed (kp 27/05/2016)

Child labourers being used in brick kilns (ht 21/05/2016)

The girl story: Maya's story shows how to go beyond describing the tough reality, to changing it, by Anne-Brigitte Albrectsen (rep 18/05/2016)

Brick kilns pledge to avoid child labour (ht 13/05/2016)

The fight to end child marriage: Nepal outlawed child marriage in 1963 but child marriage is still rampant in various districts, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 13/05/2016)

Child marriage, abortion cases high in Dang: Some women found to have undergone abortion up to six times in one year before reaching the age of 20, by Durgalal KC (kp 03/05/2016)

Things are changing: The rate of child marriage has dropped, and the average age for marriage has gone up, by Anjita Parajuli (kp 20/04/2016)

Girl’s complaint stops wedding (ht 15/04/2016)

Child marriage cases high in Jumla village, by LP Devkota (kp 13/04/2016)

Many destitute children trafficked to India: CIB; Central Child Welfare Board says 237 children have gone missing in the wake of last April’s earthquake (kp 12/04/2016), Embassy writes to Indian ministry to probe reports (kp 19/04/20167)

Too young to marry: Political leaders must move to end child marriage by considering it a national issue, by Asmita Verma (kp 10/04/2016), A many-sided problem (ht 11/04/2016)

No child’s play: Strict enforcement of law is necessary but not sufficient to prevent child trafficking (kp 06/04/2016)

Quake survivor children ‘being sold’ in Britain (kp 05/04/2016), Govt wakes up to UK paper claims after three days: The Sun on Monday reported that child survivors of last year’s earthquake ‘being sold’ to rich Brit families (kp 07/03/2016)

Deprived of a childhood, by Ayushma Basnyat (rep 01/04/2016)

DoE directs against use of panchakanya, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/03/2015)

So you want to be a voluntourist? Well-meaning foreigners are being duped by fake orphanages unknowingly contributing to a vicious cycle of abuse, by Michael Nishimura (nt 25/03/2016)

Girl summit to focus on child nuptials (kp 21/03/2016), Child marriage: Much to do, by Namrata Sharma (ht 22/03/2016), Nepal in race
against time to end child marriage
(kp 24/03/2016), Shame: So many girls getting married before the age of 18 is our collective failure (kp 25/03/2016)

Let the children play: Kids are being made to do hard work when they should be enjoying their childhood, by Pratistha Koirala (kp 16/03/2016)

Child marriage rampant in Saptari (ht 15/03/2015), Child marriage below 18 years stands 83 per cent in Saptari (rep 15/03/2016)

Early marriage severely hampering school education, by Narendra Upadhya (rep 15/03/2016)

Child workers flee carpet factory due to poor condition, sexual harassment (kp 29/02/2016)

Lalitpur brick kiln found using child labor, by Deepak Kharel (rep 29/02/2016)

Child marriage still rampant: 50 pc women aged 20-49 years got married before they were 18 (ht 28/02/2016)

30 pc children involved in hazardous works: Report (kp 27/02/2016)

Differently-abled deprived of access to information (ht 24/02/2016)

Assessment report shows child care homes in Lalitpur understaffed (ht 23/02/2016)

‘Children’s home should not aim for profit’ (ht 22/02/2016)

Children in Tarai need counseling, say experts (kp 21/02/2016)

Seven-month-old languishing in police custody with mother (ht 20/02/2016)

Go easy, teachers: Using corporal punishment to maintain order in the classroom is an obsolete concept, by Durga Gautam (kp 19/02/2016)

Poverty forcing families to put children to work (ht 18/02/2016)

Access to justice for children: Nepal ranks 78th in world (ht 16/02/2016)

Child marriage continues unabated (ht 14/02/2016)

No place to call home, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 12/02/2016)

Young mother in prison with two daughters, by Aash Gurung (kp 11/02/2016)

The kids aren’t alright: Whenever the family itself is the cause of the problems the children face, we should step back and think, by Simone Galimberti (kp 11/02/2016)

Ex-child labourers call for society fit for all children: Stakeholders say making consumers aware against using products made using children will not help curb the problem in the country (kp 09/02/2016)

Kids from earthquake-hit areas eke out existence at brick kilns, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 04/02/2016)

DAO directs children’s homes to submit monthly report (ht 29/01/2016)

Many Dolakha children missing after earthquake: Parents say their children  are attending Buddhist monastic schools in India, but they do not know where in India exactly, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 27/01/2016)

Unrest threatens children’s rights (kp 26/01/2016)

Thami girls deprived of education (ht 25/01/2016)

CCWB preparing guidelines for ethical reporting (ht 21/01/2016)

Minor in jail, mother seeks protection (ht 14/01/2016)

Call to revise Children’s Act in line with statute (kp 13/01/2016)

Ensure child rights through amendment, say activists: Child rights expert Milan Dharel says the statute is silent on political misuse of schools and children, which must be stopped (kp 11/01/2016)

Central Child Welfare Board condemns use of children in protests and tells parties to respect children’s rights, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 02/01/2016)

In the lurch: Orphans become involved in illegal activities for their survival as they have no other option, by Arjun Mani Guragain (rep 02/01/2016)

Taken hostage: Unless locals come forth to make politicians accountable, millions of children will be denied their right to education, by Bhagirath Yogi and Anamol Mani Paudel (rep 21/12/2015)

54 couples leave country with surrogate babies (kp 24/11/2015)

Unrest poisoning children's minds, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 23/11/2015)

Appeal to put children first (kp 20/11/2015), Saving the children: As the welfare of kids is linked to their parents, livelihood programmes for adults could aid child protection, by Pratistha Koirala (kp 20/11/2015)

Call for actions to protect children’s rights to education (ht 20/11/2015)

9 children rescued from ‘illegal’ child home in Pokhara (ht 11/11/2015)

Child rights violations worry stakeholders (kp 11/11/2015), NCE-Nepal calls for honouring children’s right to education (ht 11/11/2015)

Call for respecting, promoting child rights (kp 09/11/2015)

Campaign to rehabilitate street children launched in Chitwan, by Tilak Ram Rimal (ht 09/11/2015)

UNICEF points to children’s bleak future (kp 08/11/2015), CWB appeals not to use kids in protests (kp 08/11/2015)

32 surrogacy babies get exit permit in a week, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 07/11/2015)

School closures: Unicef concerned over disturbances (kp 30/10/2015), Future of over a million Nepali children at risk, says UNICEF (ht 30/10/2015)

All play no work Government should ensure children’s right to study (kp 29/10/2015)

Nepal earthquakes leave bitter legacy as children become quarry for traffickers (ht 25/10/2015)

UNFPA stresses on ensuring girls’ rights (kp 11/10/2015), Power of the adolescent girl: Girls’ personal and collective growth can contribute  to solving the emerging global problems, by Christian Manhart (kp 11/10/2015), Prioritising investment in girls a smart choice, says UNFPA (ht 11/10/2015)

CCWB urges child protection (ht 06/10/2015)

Court ban on surrogacy: Foreigners unable to take surrogate babies home (ht 01/10/2015), Govt mulling exit visas for babies born to surrogates, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 02/10/2015), Surrogate parents want babies home, by Pragati Shahi (kp 06/10/2015)

1,472 child labourers found in Kaski: DCWC (ht 19/09/2015)

Children look for their share in constitution: As per government data, there are 1.62 million child labour in the country out of which 620,000 are involved in ‘dangerous’ jobs (kp 16/09/2015), Suffer the children: Govt needs to monitor the prevalence of child labour and implement laws (kp 18/09/2015)

Several kids at school for deaf in Dolakha have severe ailments, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 15/09/2015)

Don’t use children in protests: NHRC (ht 14/09/2015)

Child labour goes unchecked, by Pawan Yadav (kp 06/09/2015)

Minors found working for Melamchi Water Supply Project, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 04/09/2015)

Protect children during demonstrations: UNICEF (ht 27/08/2014)

Effort to curb child marriage fails in Bajura (ht 21/08/2015)

No children in demonstrations: NHRC (ht 17/08/2015), Use of children in protests slammed (ht 18/08/2015)

No place like home: Foster care or adoption is a better alternative to institutional care for parentless kids, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 09/08/2015)

A caged childhood, by Nitya Pandey (kp 08/08/2015)

Underage helpers in buses hope to become drivers: There are about 400 children working as conductors, more than 7,000 engage in transport sector, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 01/08/2015)

Patanjali defies government order: Brings 27 kids from quake-affected Sindhupalchok, Gorkha districts to a hostel in Capital, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 29/07/2015)

Reaching out to the unreached in time of disaster (ht 19/07/2015)

Govt to rescue,protect,manage street children more effectively (ht 16/07/2015)

20 kids rescued from child home in Capital (kp 13/07/2015)

Earthquake-displaced children left in lurch: Child Rights Officer Kamal Shrestha says they are searching for guardians of some children (kp 06/07/2015)

Post-quake, child marriage cases up: There is growing fear that many might marry off daughters at quite early age (ht 28/06/2015)

31 missing Gorkha monastery kids found (kp 21/06/2015)

UNICEF working to control child trafficking after quake (kp 20/06/2015)

Stark exploitation of children continues in carpet factories, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 20/06/2016)

CDOs directed to act against child trafficking: Parents asked not to allow their children to travel with strangers (kp 19/06/2015)

237 kids missing after Great Quake; Central Child Welfare Board: 215 children from Gorkha, 22 from Okhaldhunga are still unaccounted for, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 18/06/2015), Those involved in relocating children to face action: Stakeholders say kids affected by the quakes are vulnerable to human trafficking (ht 18/06/2015)

Suffer the children: Government needs to conduct thorough background checks on prospective adopters (kp 18/06/2015)

Patanjali barred from taking kids to Haridwar (kp 17/06/2015), 25 kids rescued,handed over to kin (ht 17/06/2015)

Children vulnerable in quake aftermath (ht 12/06/2015)

Government bans child adoption, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 27/05/2015), Move afoot to protect children from traffickers (ht 27/05/2015)

Registration of new children’s homes halted, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 23/05/2015)

Spare the rod: What children need are repeated reminders and a lot of love, patience, and guidance, not a slap or a beating, by George Holden and Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 21/04/2015)

New Bill proposes to criminalise use of children in begging (ht 18/04/2015)

Provisions for child adoption proposed (ht 09/04/2015)

Domestic violence forcing children onto streets, by Chandni Hamal (rep 06/04/2015)

Minors at work: Eradicating child labour demands serious efforts to reduce widespread poverty (kp 01/04/2015)

Stop The Orphanage Business, by Ramesh Danekhu (rn 31/03/2015)

5 children left in lurch as parents languish in jail, by Binod Ghimire (kp 31/03/2015)

Minors working in Valley sweatshops rescued (kp 30/03/2015)

Call to arms to fight child slavery (kp 29/03/2015)

16 children rescued from Capital-based orphanage, by Manish Gautam (kp 19/03/2015), 16 rescued from child home, operators at large (ht 19/03/2015)

Police to raise awareness against child marriage, by Tularam Pandey (kp 12/03/2015)

Shocking revelation (ht 04/03/2015)

Keep children safe: The government needs to keep tab on orphanages and monitor foreign volunteers (kp 03/03/2015)

Young girls’ lives and future at risk as child marriage persists (ht 15/02/2015), Musahar child marriage a huge health risk, by Santosh Singh (rep 16/02/2015)

Relatives involved in forced child labour, trafficking (ht 13/02/2015)

Smugglers traffick rural kids to work in brick kilns, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 10/02/2015)

Rescued kids handed to parents (ht 06/02/2015)

School students launch campaign against child marriage (ht 05/02/2015)

Businesses fined over child labour (ht 05/02/2015)

Around 4,000 girls rescued every year (ht 03/02/2015)

Midnight's children: Child sex abuse in Nepal (rep 31/01/2015)

Child trafficking goes unchecked in central, western Tarai districts (kp 29/01/2015)

Lekhnath declared child labour free zone (ht 27/01/2015)

The Mentor: Statistics suggest that there are around 5,000 street children in Nepal, with almost 800 to 1,000 children in Kathmandu alone, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 24/01/2015)

Child marriages rampant in Pyuthan, by Devendra Barma (ht 24/01/2015)

‘Youths in sex for pocket money’ (ht 10/01/2015)

Child marriage rife among Chepangs, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 08/01/2015)

Fake orphanage biz boom in Nepal; Report: ‘Voluntourists’ major promoting factor, by Weena Pun (kp 12/12/2014), UNICEF, NGN warn against ‘orphanage volunteering’ (ht 12/12/2014)

Campaign initiated for child-friendly laws (kp 06/12/2014)

Child marriages driven by dowry, old beliefs: Often parents who are illiterate and unaware about the negative effects of underage marriage were found marrying off their children at a young age (kp 02/12/2014), Married young Child marriage demands a targeted response from the government (kp 03/12/2014)

Millions of undocumented children to get access to birth certificates (ht 25/11/2014)

Child marriages halted in Pyuthan (ht 24/11/2014), Action to be taken against child marriage (ht 25/11/2014)

Opinions divided over time limit on parental claim, by Weena Pun (kp 20/11/2014)

In Bajura village, marriages are fixed even before birth (ht 16/11/2014)

Call for concerted effort to address problem of urban street children (kp 15/11/2014)

Joint campaign toraise voice against child sexual abuse (ht 15/11/2014)

Status of 71 Chitwan kids remain unknown: According to police statistics, 83 girls and 25 boys have been reported missing since the beginning of the fiscal year 2013/14 in the district, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 06/11/2014)

Two children rescued from India (ht 02/11/2014)

New Civil Law Bill proposes will system: Even couples with their own children can adopt a child (ht 01/11/2014)

Child marriage goes unabated in Baitadi, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 23/10/2014)

Child marriage robbing girls of their future (ht 20/10/2014)

Early marriages still common in Jajarkot (ht 18/10/2014)

Rescued boys handed over to parents: Minors had been forced into risky jobs in Indian cities, by Prabhat Kumar Jha (ht 18/10/2014)

Contractors using minors as construction workers (ht 16/10/2014)

Call for collaborative action to ensure children’s rights, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 11/10/2014), Drive to end child marriage, dowry (kp 11/10/2014), Call for concerted efforts to fight child marriage, dowry (ht 11/10/2914)

Child porters trusted more, by Ananda Gautam (kp 09/10/2014)

KMC to continue child labour free campaign (ht 01/10/2014)

Minor girl left in the lurch, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 28/09/2014)

Where have all the children gone? (kp 27/09/2014)

Kathmandu street kid now an author, activist: Basu Rai was rescued by CWIN 15 years ago when he was eight (ht 24/09/2014)

Rural kids suffer from disorders (kp 23/09/2014)

Not all is well with ‘orphanages’, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 16/09/2014), Monitoring child home centres our top priority, interview with Tarak Dhital (kp 16/09/2014)

Child trafficking: Nepal’s tragic phenomena, by Pragati Shahi (kp 16/09/2014)

Street kids upin Chitwan (ht 16/09/2014)

Government launches campaign against corporal punishment, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 15/09/2014), Leave the kids alone: Guardians and teachers should realise they are raising children, not bullies (kp 16/09/2014), Living under duress: Everyday thousands of school children are subject to corporal punishment; And most parents approve of it, by Arjun Poudel (rep)

Hidden in plain sight: Violence against children is an omnipresent problem with long-term negative effects on society, by Tomoo Hozumi (kp 14/09/2014)

Call to end sexual abuse of children (kp 11/09/2014)

Call for ending child labour (ht 10/09/2014)

KMC’s child protection centres exist only in name (ht 08/09/2014)

Nearly half of missing children are never found: NHRC report (rep 06/09/2014)

Reality behind closed doors, by Nitya Pandey (rep 22/08/2014)

Lalitpur sub-metropolis to end child labour (kp 14/08/2014)

Kaski child homes operating illegally (ht 12/08/2014), Orphanages in Kaski run flouting government rules, by Keshavcharan Lamichhane (rep 13/08/2014), Several orphanages operating illegally in Kaski, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 19/08/2014)

Child marriage prevalence high in NepalOne in every three children are married before they celebrate 15th birthday: UN (ht 23/07/2014), A childhood denied: We must all play our parts to end child marriage, for a better future for boys and girls, by Gail Marzetti (kp 24/07/2014)

Underage workers exploited at hotels in Mahendranagar (kp 17/07/2014)

Wedlocked: Govt needs to work on strictly enforcing the legal age at marriage (kp 11/07/2014)

Children At Risk, by Sharad Raj Subedi (rn 04/07/2014)

Bal Mandir students protest public exposure of 'sexual abuse' charges, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 03/07/2014)

Time for repair The govt must strictly monitor all children’s homes and orphanages (kp 02/07/2014)

Child labour still a real scourge: Many children deprived of their right to education, health (ht 12/06/2014), Set them free: Putting children in physically and mentally hazardous situation is the worst form of child labor, by Alina R. Shrestha (rep 12/06/2014)

Nepal vows to eradicate allforms of child labour by ’20 (ht 11/06/2014)

Five children rescued (ht 11/06/2014)

Call to end child labour at brick kilns (ht 10/06/2014)

Children languishing with their mothers in Chitwan prison, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 02/06/2014)

Data collected on child conflict victims (ht 30/05/2014)

Children flee home to avoid ill-treatment by teachers, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 28/05/2014)

NHRC recommends action against Dil 'Aama Ghar' Shobha: Rights watchdog probe finds she used to send children to work as domestic help (ht 23/05/2014)

Corporal punishment: Spare the children, by Shreejesh Gautam (rep 03/05/2014)

Data on street kids by mid-June (ht 01/05/2014)

Two arrested for child marriage (ht 29/04/2014)

Govt bid to eliminate child labour hits snag: Senior officials found employing kids (ht 28/04/2014)

Harbouring child labour: Despite laws prohibiting child labour, most urban families keep child domestic workers, by Weena Pun (kp 26/04/2014)

Police to curb child marriage, by Tularam Pandey (kp 26/04/2014)

Selling sympathy: Beware of fake orphanages that exploit children and fleece bleeding-heart donors, by Bhrikuti Rai (nt 11/04/2014)

Under the chimney Brick factories around the Valley - despite interventions by government and non-government organisations - continue to employ underage labourers, children deprived of basic needs and prospects for a better future, by Mona Mainali (kp 05/04/2014)

16 child workers rescued from Bhaktapur hotels (rep 02/04/2014)

362 child workers repatriated from capital (rep 26/03/2014)

Underage marriage rampant in Pyuthan (ht 24/03/2014)

Ordeals of children in brick factories (kp 23/03/2014)

Child marriage still prevalent in Nepal (kp 13/03/2014)

Children in care: Effective children’s homes comply with all government laws while maintaining transparency and accountability, by Jennifer Rothchild (kp 12/03/2014)

Orphanage run in poor conditions (kp 10/03/2014)

KMC tries ward-level approach to child rights, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 07/03/2014)

Suffer the little children: The case of Dil Shova Shrestha sheds light on the institutional lack of proper child protection systems, by Suman Khadka (kp 03/03/2014), Unscrupulous orphanage operators abusing children, by Arjun Poudel (rep 03/03/2014)

Raids on orphanages: At children’s homes, all is not well, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 28/02/2014)

Dilsobha denies sexual abuse charge: Admits, however, that she failed to get permit to shelter children (kp 27/02/2014), 31 children from ‘Aamako Ghar’ in govt custody (ht 27/02/2014), 34 children, woman rescued from Aama Ghar: Dil Shova refutes allegations of flesh trade (rep 27/02/2014), Judge not: An objective, thorough investigation into the Dil Shova case is required (kp 28/02/2014), At the mercy of mercenaries: Protecting and rehabilitating the most vulnerable segments of society were never priorities for any of the past governments, by Trishna Rana (nt 28/02/2014), Painful case: Dil Shova thinks the world is as simple as her; Resident mothers are all praise for her, by Anjali Subedi (rep 01/03/2014), Panel to probe into Aama Ghar controversy (ht 06/03/2014)

Child labor on rise in Chitwan, by Chandani Hamal (rep 25/02/2014)

Chepangs get jail terms for child marriage, by Sudip Kaini (kp 19/02/2014)

Abandoned children make Gorkha streets their home, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 18/02/2014)

Children of women migrants suffer: Are stuck in destination countries due to lack of travel documents (ht 17/02/2014)

7 children missing from Lalitpur orphanage, CIB detains operator, by Anajali Subedi (rep 15/02/2014), CIB nabs shelter operator, rescues three children (ht 16/02/2014), The dark side: Orphanages in Nepal (rep 16/02/2014), Child rights violation on rise in lack of effective monitoring, by Anjali Subedi (rep 19/02/2014), (Un)happy homes; Yet another case of child abuse at Kathmandu's orphanage, by Sunir Pandey (nt 21/02/2014)

Hotel owner held for employing minor children released (ht 13/02/2014)

Child trafficking rampant (ht 12/02/2014)

Child marriage going on unabated in Bajura villages (ht 09/02/2014)

Child custody battle lands in apex court: Bench wants minor to be produced before it during next hearing (ht 07/02/2014)

Samata to run school for inmates’ children in Birgunj jail, by Shankar Acharya (kp 05/02/2014)

‘Nepal’s child development gains unevenly distributed’ (kp 01/02/2014), Focus more on child rights: UNICEF; Deaths of kids below five in Nepal down significantly: Study (ht 01/02/2014)

Young volunteers trying to make difference in lives of Nepali street children (nn 30/01/2014)

Balancing acts: Circus Kathmandu has been making headway in rehabilitating those who had been forced into illegal circuses as children by offering them a safe and ethical platform on which to showcase their hard-earned skills, by Sunaina Sherchan (kp 25/01/2014)

Status of 8,305 missing children still unknown (nn 24/01/2014)

Reintegrating the abandoned ones, by Priti Kharel (rep 19/01/2014)

Practice of child marriage crumbling in the face of rising awareness, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 16/01/2014)

Seven orphans left in the lurch, by Jitendra Khadga (kp 15/01/2014)

Child labourers rescued (ht 11/01/2014)

9-year-old orphan boy seeks shelter, by Mohan Shahi (kp 09/01/2014)

Mom dead, dad jailed, kids in a lurch, by Prakash Singh (ht 09/01/2014)

Parents abandon kids to remarry (ht 09/01/2014)

Preparations underway to rehabilitate street children (ht 02/01/2014)

Saptari teachers still don't spare the rod, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 02/01/2014)

Children protection fund extended to 40 VDCs, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 30/12/2013)

Child marriage rampant (ht 30/12/2013), Fighting child marriage thru awareness (ht 31/12/2013)

Pragatinagar declared first child-friendly VDC (nn 27/12/2013)

Child marriage emerges as serious problem in Parsa (nn 18/12/2013)

Child labour on the rise in Ilam (ht 17/12/2013)

Rehabilitation of rescued children is important: UNCRC, by Om Astha Rai (kp 12/12/2013)

Child marriage rampant in Dom community, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 09/12/2013), Obnoxious practice (ht 10/12/2013), Early marriage costs much to educational pursuit (nn 11/12/2013)

Child development centres in Pokhara in sorry state (ht 08/12/2013)

Bhote children dump school for work (ht 06/12/2013)

Deal to better minors’ lives (kp 04/12/2013), Four-year pact to protect child rights (ht 04/12/2013)

Police rescue seven children (ht 03/12/2013)

Inmate dies, child left uncared for, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 30/11/2013)

Eliminating child labor: A Wait Too Long, by Nikki Sharma (sp 29/11/2013)

Child marriage rampant in Morang villages (ht 09/11/2013)

10 Rescued Child Laborers Reunited With Their Parents, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 07/11/2013)

60 pc child marriage at behest of parents: child rights activists (nn 01/11/2013)

Polls to delay street kids’ rehabilitation (ht 31/10/2013)

Children in schools: Dehumanising practices, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 30/10/2013)

Campaign to end child labour in Dang launched, by Durgalal K.C. (kp 27/10/2013)

The abandoned one: Forsaking in hearts girls of Far West suffer quietly from indifference, by Alina R. Shrestha (rep 20/10/2013)

Ordinance to ensure kids’ right to education (ht 19/10/2013)

Let’s talk about girls: Nepal has laws that prohibit child marriages, but not the enforcement mechanisms, by Aleksandra Percynska (nt 11/10/2013)

Solemn pledge to end child labour (kp 10/10/2013), Child Rights Issue In Political Manifestos (rep 10/10/2013)

Minor Domestic Helps Suffer More During Festivals, by Arjun Poudel (rep 07/10/2013)

A Religious Call: Religious leaders expressed their commitment to eradicate child marriage from Nepal (sp 04/10/2013)

23 India-bound children rescued, by Mohan Budhair (kp 26/09/2013)

NHRC, Unicef urge not to use children in politics (kp 19/09/2013)

Sound of silence: There is still lack of awareness about the role of counseling within the broader healing process of abused children, by Chin Cabrido (kp 17/09/2013)

Religious leaders urged to help curb child marriages, by Weena Pun (kp 16/09/2013), Impact of child marriage discussed (ht 16/09/2013)

As country marks Children’s Day, child workers fight survival battle, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/09/2013), Child labour yet to be curbed in Banke, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 15/09/2013)

Child marriages continue unabated in Pyuthan (rep 04/09/2013), Unicef survey says ignorance of effects behind child marriage (kp 06/09/2013)

Union to rein in children’s homes: To check ill practices going on in the name of child welfare (ht 01/09/2013)

Training against child abuse today (ht 30/08/2013)

Think of the children: Putting children at the centre of our national agenda helps unite the community and strengthens social ties, by Jagannath Lamichhane (kp 23/08/2013)

Right response: Persistent child labor (rep 11/08/2013)

More children reported missing: General public not aware of places to approach (ht 04/08/2013)

UN to save kids from abuse (ht 01/08/2013)

Experts call for increased investment in kids (ht 29/07/2013)

Govt all set to bring 60,000 street, HIV-hit kids into school system, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/07/2013)

‘1,500 child labourersin Butwal alone’, by Amrita Anmol (kp 21/07/2013)

Child labour: Case for government intervention, by Ajita Singh (ht 18/07/2013)

No country for young girls: The custom of child marriage in Nepal, by Om Astha Rai (rep 12/07/2013)

Where do the children play? Only when children are respected as human beings with rights and responsibilities, can we make our villages, towns and cities child-friendly, by Hanaa Singer (kp 27/06/2013), Where the children play, by Anup Ojha (kp 29/06/2013)

Rescued from Bhaktapur, minors are back to drudgery in Thankot (kp 13/06/2013), 39 kids rescued from Thankot factory, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 14/06/2013), 47 boys rescued from embroidery factories (ht 14/06/2013), Rescued children to reunite with families (kp 16/06/2013)

Campaign to free child workers on cards (ht 13/06/2013)

Nepal to be regional base for fight against child abuse (ht 20/05/2013)

One small step against trafficking: Nepal’s largest mosaic in Butwal is part of a drive against child slavery and exploitation, by Dipak Gyawali (nt 17/05/2013)

Two minor girls  languish in prison, by Biplav Maharjan (kp 02/05/2013)

Child home trafficking kids: INGO (ht 30/04/2013)

Child Labor: Search Serious Solution, by Aryaa Rajouria (sp 03/05/2013)

Many Kaski children’s homes ‘illegal’, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 18/04/2013)

Girl handed over to biological mum (kp 17/04/2013)

Six kids stranded in Delhi rescued (ht 23/03/2013)

Girl children's beauty Pageants, by Asmita Manandhar (rep 15/03/2013), The Living Dolls: Children should play not pose and pout!, by Cilla Khatry (rep 15/03/2013)

Woes Of Street Kids: Although a large number of national and international organisations spend huge amounts of resources in the name of street children, their plight remains pathetic, by Hanneke Vagenende (sp 22/02/2013)

Kids elope, parents get them hitched, all land in soup, by Keshav Adhikary (ht 18/02/2013)

Children on the streets, by Asmita Manandhar (rep 15/02/2013)

The plight of orphanages, by Nistha Rayamajhi (rep 15/02/2013)

Saree embroidery factories raided (ht 22/01/2013)

Sick minds: Pedophilia needs stringent laws and psychiatric help to overcome (kp 15/01/2013)

40 pc missing children in Nepal are never found (nn 30/12/2012)

A future in bricks, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 22/12/2012)

Save the children: Nepali children are being killed by state neglect, bureaucratic apathy, corruption and bad governance (nt 21/12/2012)

Framework proposed to end underage marriage (kp 19/12/2012)

Children are safe theoretically, practically unsafe, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/12/2012), ‘Rehabilitating street children is our priority’, interview with Sher Jung Karki (kp 18/12/2012)

Siraha villages declared childmarriage prohibited area (kp 17/12/2012)

Brick kilns a sweat shop for kids (ht 15/12/2012)

Child marriage contributing to GBV: Experts; Highlight the need to put an end to the evil practice (ht 07/12/2012)

Number of people marrying in early age high in Nuwakot (nn 04/12/2012)

369 child labourers rescued (ht 29/11/2012)

The kids aren’t alright: Stringent child labour laws need to be enacted to eliminate child labour (kp 27/11/2012)

Master plan for reducing child labour: PM (kp 21/11/2012), Kathmandu’s child labour record worse in country, says report (kp 22/11/2012)

Innocence lost: Nepal needs to urgently develop a system that can protect children—from the villages to the cities—from all kind of abuse, by Hanaa Singer (kp 20/11/2012)

23 percent underage girls in wedlock (kp 18/11/2012), Early marriage affecting girl's education, health (nn 18/11/2012)

Street kid census to rehabilitate them (kp 08/11/2012)

Rehabilitation of city’s street kids on cards (ht 04/11/2012)

900 vulnerable kids in Mugu: ‘Families hardly paid any attention’ (ht 04/11/2012)

UN report warns of possible rise in child marriage cases Says cases have decreased in some countries including Nepal (kp 13/10/2012), Child marriages on decline in Nepal: UN report (nn 14/10/2012)

Pushpa Basnet nominated as one of top 10 CNN Heroes (nn 21/09/2012)

Invisible emergency, by Hanaa Singer (kp 14/09/2012)

Families in brick kilns: difficulties abound, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 09/09/2012)

No time for school: Despite the progress in female literacy, young girls in the Tarai are taken out of their classrooms and forced into early marriage (nt 31/08/2012)

Saarc bid to combat child labour in South Asia (kp 29/08/2012)

The voices of their minds: For the first time in Nepal, a radio station in Pokhara tackles the taboo subject of child sexual abuse, by Tong Sian Choo (nt 24/08/2012)

Strategy to rid Bhaktapur of child labour (ht 16/08/2012)

Plan to rescue children from brick kilns, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 14/08/2012)

150 minors rescued from sweatshop, by Arjun Poudel (rep 05/07/2012), 124 child workers rescued: Were working in squalid conditions in embroidery factories (ht 05/07/2012)

Caution: children at work: Behind Nepal's appalling child labour statistics are tragic individual stories of stolen childhoods and of children who suffer physical and psychological abuse (nt 29/06/2012), Cheated of their childhood: There are fewer Nepali boys and girls working, but the ones who do are in dangerous occupations, by Bhrikut Rai (nt 29/06/2012)

DAO wants child labour problem solved fast, by Ankuit Adhikari (kp 27/06/2012)

Eliminating Child Labour In Nepal’s Context, by Rajendra Manandhar (rn 16/06/2012)

Inter-country adoption cases fall, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 14/06/2012)

Child recruitment: UN report removes parties to conflict in Nepal from list (kp 13/06/2012), Children of war: UN delisting Maoists from groups using minors in conflict is welcome (kp 15/06/2012)

Uproot child labour by raiding homes of powerful people: Ex CA member Chaudhary (nn 13/06/2012), Child labour: Together we can bring changes, by Gauri Pradhan (kp 14/06/2012)

Six lakh kids in worst form of child labour (ht 13/06/2012), ‘Support parents to curb child labour’ (kp 13/06/2012)

Where healthy babies are bought illegally, disabled are slighted, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 12/06/2012)

Nothing much to cheer about: Over 400 I/NGOs working for child rights, but 4,000 children still on streets, by Nirjana Sharma (kp 12/06/2012)

All that glitters in embroidery factories is not gold, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 12/06/2012)

Int'l child rights body takes up Nepal's report on trafficking, child prostitution (nn 05/06/2012)

Center for helpless children becomes helpless, by Arjun Poudel (rep 02/06/2012), Orphaned policy State´s neglect of helpless children (rep 03/06/2012)

Child labourers stage rally (ht 23/05/2012)

Child rights report handed to UN (ht 15/05/2012), Govt submits child rights report to UN panel (ht 21/05/2012)

The harsh life: Saving street children, by Madhab Regmi (rep 06/05/2012)

Life bleak for lost child growing up sans citizenship, by Arjun Poudel (rep 26/04/2012)

Adoption or slavery in the making: Law mocks the constitution?, by Bisharad Anil Thapaliya (ht 26/04/2012)

Nepal 2nd in child marriage prevalence: UNICEF, by Anjali Subedi (rep 24/03/2012)

One adoption application in four months, by Arjun Poudel (rep 20/03/2012)

Pulling kids out of prisons (kp 18/03/2012)

Govt extends deadline for inter-country adoptions (ht 26/02/2012)

BPKIHS employees keep 500 children as ‘domestic help’, by Pradip Meyangbo (kp 12/02/2012)

Applications for inter-country adoption called (ht 15/01/2012)

“Our Time to Sing and Play”: Child Marriage in Nepal, by Human Rights Watch, 7 September 2016 [see also video]

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