Category - Nepal

  • December 28, 2007

    Young people, including survivors of trafficking, from Nepal, Bangladesh and India have gathered in Kathmandu to call on their governments to better protect children from commercial sexual exploitation [CSE] and trafficking.

  • November 24, 2007

    Young Christians have been meeting near Katmandu in Nepal, a country emerging towards democracy and pluralism. Many are now attracted to Christianity in the predominantly Hindu kingdom which now has a formally secular state.

  • August 9, 2007

    Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), the North American development and peace agency, is working with local partners to provide a 10-day supply of food for 5,050 families caught up in the post-flood crisis in Bangladesh.

  • August 8, 2007

    The UK-based international development agency Christian Aid is launching an appeal to help more than 20 million people in India and Bangladesh who have been affected by the worst flooding there in living memory.

  • August 6, 2007

    The poorest people in India, Nepal and Bangladesh are the chief victims of major monsoon-driven floods across South Asia. And the situation is being made worse by lack of effective international action, local development planners are saying.

  • August 4, 2007

    More than 150 people have died and 20 million have been displaced from heavy floods in south Asia. Reports estimate more than 12 million people in India, 5.5 million in Bangladesh and 750,000 in Nepal are affected.

  • August 4, 2007

    Christian Aid emergency staff in South Asia are working with local partner organisations to co-ordinate its response, after the worst floods in years hit a large swathe of northern India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

  • August 3, 2007

    India, Bangladesh and Nepal are in need of urgent aid and development support, following the latest disaster.

  • November 27, 2006

    There are growing signs of peace and religious freedom in Nepal, according to Dr Tirtha Thapa, a Nepalese Christian leader - writes Tim Shenk of MCC Communications.

  • June 23, 2006

    A senior church leader in Hindu-majority Nepal will serve on a committee to monitor a ceasefire hammered out with Maoist rebels, part of the Himalayan nation's progress to peace and full democracy ñ writes Anto Akkara for Ecumenical News International.