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‘My dream is coming true’: the Nepalese woman who rose from slavery to politics.

Sita Chhaudry was sold as a slave at 10 years old. Starved, beaten and denied an education, she has since been elected to local government – and is determined to fight poverty and human rights abuses. To read further, please click on the link below: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/oct/18/i-lived-in-fear-nepalese-official-sold-as-a-slave-at-10-years-old-domestic-worker

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Nepal-Tibet Border Reopens to Tourists after 2015 Earthquake

The famous Himalayan road from Lhasa to Kathmandu, partly destroyed by the earthquake, is back on the travel wishlist as the Kerung-Rasuwa border crossing reopens to international visitors. To read further, please click on the link below: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/sep/16/tibet-nepal-border-road-reopens-after-earthquake-kathmandu-lhasa

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What Poor Nations Need to Get By: Money From Migrants Remittances from workers abroad are so important to some countries that one-third of their economies may depend on it, the World Bank says.

Remittances from workers abroad are so important to some countries that one-third of their economies may depend on it, the World Bank says. Nepal’s remittances increased to record levels after the 2015 earthquake. To read more click on the link below: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/what-in-the-world/what-poor-nations-need-to-get-by-money-from-migrants.html

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