Orphanages run as businesses in Nepal

Many mothers who let their children be used to attract foreign funds risk losing them to child-trafficking.

    In Nepal many orphanages are run as businesses. They are filled with children who have families, but who are kept and used to bring in funding from foreigners. Activists say many are not orphans and some end up as victims of child-trafficking.

    Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha reports from Kathmandu.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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