Poverty pressure

December 2010
Pakistan Journal of Women's Studies;2010, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p122
Academic Journal
The article talks about the state of poverty of Nepalese families. Many of these families are landless and jobless. About a third of the country's 28 million people survive on less than a dollar a day. To this day, only the Ministry of Education is involved in the rehabilitation when involvement of more ministries is needed. The author believes that more humanitarian and poverty-alleviation support is needed, otherwise, the kamlari system of selling girls for labour will never be abolished.


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