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On October 18th, Next Generation Nepal's Country Director, Samjyor Lama, represented both NGN and the at-risk children of Nepal at a prestigious European Union anti-trafficking roundtable yesterday in Brussels.
The European Commission and Lumos Highlight the Link Between Trafficking and Children in Institutions
In partnership with Lumos, the Cabinet of Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, met to discuss the issue of orphanage trafficking.
NGN does everything that it can to reunify trafficked and displaced children with their families, but sometimes that just isn’t an option, and we must find the best alternative solution for a particular child. Ideally, this is one that helps them maintain a connection with their communities and any family they may have. Sudhir is one of those children.
NGN's reintegration team faces many physical challenges when they are in search for a child's family. They maybe in the field for a few days, a week or more, often walking on steep trails in the highest mountains of the world to reach a village where they hope to find the family.
As 2017 gets underway, the NGN Community Anti-trafficking (CAT) project team continues to travel to remote, earthquake-affected villages in the district of Sindhupalchowk to inform local communities about the dangers of children being trafficked into illegal institutions.