Children of Nepal are at in a very vulnerable situation, shows a report tilted ‘Situation of Human Rights in Nepal-2076’.
The report released yesterday by Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Anupraj Sharma, stated that very few children who were lost had been found.
Out of complaints filed at Children Search Centre, complaining that 2,481 children were lost only 1,224 were found, according to the report.
As per the data of 11 districts kept by Nepal Police, a total of 3,332 people were rescued and returned from India in last fiscal year. Of them, 46 per cent were women and 14 per cent children.
As per the report of Central Child Welfare Board, out of 2,330 children lost in last fiscal year, only 44 per cent children were found. Of the lost children, 60 per cent were girls.NHRC Chair Sharma said children
in the country were facing a vulnerable situation and the state should protect homeless children.
The report mentions ‘Some 1.1 million children are stunted due to malnutrition in the country”, adding that 28 per cent schools lack separate toilets for students.