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Nepal -- Dal Bahadur Phadera & the suppressed UNICEF report

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.

Nepal -- Duelling videos on Humla trafficker Dal Bahadur Phadera

Duelling videos -- Humla trafficker Dal Bahadur Phadera

Reprinted from PEAR Nepal:

http://pearadoptinfo-nepal.blogspot.com/2011/11/duelling-videos-humla-trafficker-dal.html

Duelling videos on Humla trafficker Dal Bahadur Phadera

Nepal -- Corruption at Nepal Children's Organization (NCO/Bal Mandir)

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

Nepal -- Some background to the documentary Paper Orphans

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).

Nepal -- Fake police document to adopt a girl

Fake police document to adopt a girl

Original article (in Nepali) with photo of child:

http://www.ekantipur.com/kantipur/news/news-detail.php?news_id=219779

By Pratima Baskota

Kantipur Daily

Kathmandu, June 22, 2010

Translated from Nepali

Nepal -- Victims of Balmandir


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.

Nepal -- Trade of Children

Trade of Children (Voice of Children)

PEAR Nepal:

http://pearadoptinfo-nepal.blogspot.com/2010/06/trade-of-children-voice-of-children.html

Some Disturbing Allegations from Voice of Children

Nepal -- Paper Orphans & The Helpless Children Protection Home

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:

http://pearadoptinfo-nepal.blogspot.com/2010/05/draft-agenda-for-special-commission-on.html

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