Dal Bahadur Phadera & the suppressed UNICEF report (PEAR Nepal)
UNICEF Nepal's suppressed Humla report is now available on the web.
The reason UNICEF Nepal suppressed (i.e., never published) their 2005 report is unclear.
Nor is it clear why trafficked Nepali children were left at the Michael Job Centre, Tamil Nadu, for over six years.
Duelling videos -- Humla trafficker Dal Bahadur Phadera
Reprinted from PEAR Nepal:
Duelling videos on Humla trafficker Dal Bahadur Phadera
Paper Orphans documentary posted on the web (PEAR Nepal):
Allegations of corruption at Nepal Children's Organization (NCO/Bal Mandir)
In May, the Mitrataa Foundation took over running Bal Mandir (a five year contract) despite serious reservations over the "severe corruption" at Nepal Children's Organization:
Mitrataa Foundation -- Annual Report 2010
10. Bal Mandir
Some background to the TDH/Image Ark documentary Paper Orphans (PEAR Nepal)
The Terre des hommes/Image Ark documentary Paper Orphans was a major reason so many receiving countries suspended adoptions from Nepal.
Paper Orphans focuses on three NGOs -- Nepal Children's Organization (NCO/Bal Mandir), the Helpless Children Protection Home (HCPH), and the Education Centre for Helpless Children (ECHC).
Fake police document to adopt a girl
Original article (in Nepali) with photo of child:
By Pratima Baskota
Kathmandu, June 22, 2010
Translated from Nepali
Victims of Balmandir
In March of 2004, a mysterious slowdown began in Nepali adoptions. Few (if any) placement agencies were upfront about what was going on. Most spun one lie after another.
Some Disturbing Allegations from Voice of Children
The Special Commission on the practical operation of the Hague Convention is screening the Terre des Hommes/UNICEF Nepal documentary Paper Orphans on June 17th: