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Sexual Exploitation of Children in Nepal

On January 29, ECPAT International and ECPAT Nepal highlighted the risks of sexual exploitation and children trafficking. The event focused on combating sexual exploitation of children in Nepal and protecting them against online sexual exploitation, child trafficking, prostitution and commercial sexual exploitation. Children in Nepal face societal vulnerability and rank a score of 67 out of 100. Nepal also has the seventeenth highest rate of child marriage. ECPAT provided concrete suggestions to help better protect the children of Nepal. They believe in stringent legislative laws with an aim to end sexual exploitation of children in all forms.