PaThe UN has urged Nepal to end the practice of sending young girls from indigenous families to work in private homes, where they risk being exploited, and to ensure justice for those who have been abused as well as search for those who have gone missing. The practice - known as Kamalari - is outlawed in Nepal, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal) said. However, despite a September 2006 Supreme Court order on the implementation of an existing law that prohibits child exploitation, no concrete steps have been taken. (UN News Service)

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