Chandigarh-based NGO plans to check human trafficking in Nepal

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CHANDIGARH: When the entire nation is participating to provide help to earthquake-hit Nepal by providing medical aid, food, water, clothes and sanitary items, a city-based NGO, Salaam Zindagi, has shifted its focus to something that a common man will hardly imagine — saving homeless children of the neighbouring country from human trafficking.

According to the NGO heads, disaster-hit areas become open grounds for traffickers as children are easy targets. “No security checks exist in such areas. People have easy reasons for not having documents to prove identity and relationships. In Nepal, trafficking is easier through India as the country has seven border entries with hardly any checks. We have got to know that after the disaster many Nepalese families are planning to relocate and this will offer a chance to traffickers,” said Amrinder Singh, founder of Salaam Zindagi.

The plan of the team is to stop trafficking at the initial…

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