March 2021


hen we last wrote about Nepal’s Department of Immigration’s proposal requiring women under 40 years to obtain permission letters from […]
March 1, 2021

February 2021

Here & Now

Thousands of Nepalis like Dipendra Thapa make their livelihood at sea because of better pay, room for recreation, and the […]
February 27, 2021

proposal by Nepal’s Immigration Department requiring consent from a guardian and local government for women under the age of 40 […]
February 11, 2021

verseas migration is picking up slowly after the Covid-19 pandemic, but problems faced by Nepali workers abroad remain intact. The […]
February 8, 2021

January 2021

Prakash Parajuli at the Tribhuvan International Airport, before boarding his flight to Japan. PHOTO: PRAKASH PARAJULI n 21 December 2020, […]
January 23, 2021


Photo: UPASANA KHADKA t the close of 2020, the Department of Foreign Employment (DOFE) conducted a  sting operation on a recruiting […]
January 10, 2021

December 2020

Here & Now

Nischal Shrestha, a caregiver in Israel, getting vaccinated last week. ong before Nepalis in Nepal will be vaccinated against the […]
December 27, 2020

t was a chilly 5:30 in the evening of 22 December, and a team from Nepal’s Department of Foreign Employment […]
December 24, 2020


he 20th International Migration Day on 18 December in the midst of the pandemic, with its disproportionate impact on migrants demands […]
December 18, 2020

uman history is woven in stories of migration for work and livelihood. The trend continues to be a legacy for […]
December 16, 2020