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Distribution of dry foods and basic medical supplies in Nepal

As countries globally plunge into enforced lockdowns to check the spread of the virus, Nepal follows suit. Although Covid-19 cases have been comparatively low in Nepal than to its neighbouring countries Indian and China, it has been hardest-hit countries by the freeze of economic activity.  The government of Nepal has directed local government to distribute… Continue reading Distribution of dry foods and basic medical supplies in Nepal

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Bonded Labour and Minorities in Pakistan

By HRFP and GHRD Bonded labour is a modern form of slavery. A person is enslaved as a bonded labourer due to debt bondage when his or her labour is acquired as a way of paying certain loan. Quite often bonded labourers are subjected to physical and sexual violence. They live under various forms of surveillance (at times through armed guards). The ILO Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery (1956) defines debt bondage as: