More than 50 Nepali women and girls trafficked into India every day (Aljazeera, March 11th, 2020)

The mountainous border between the two nations has long been a global hotspot for human trafficking but the situation has become critical in the years following the devastating earthquake of 2015.oday, an estimated 54 women and girls are trafficked across the border into India every single day.Rising poverty as a result of the earthquake has pushed an increasing number of women to seek jobs in India and beyond, leading many to find themselves trafficked across the border and forced to work in brothels, fisheries, and factories.Some are even lured by traffickers for the purpose of illegally harvesting their organs.A report by Nepal’s National Human Rights Commission, meanwhile, confirmed last year that many of the country’s rising number of missing women, men, and children were in fact trafficked.