"Three More Today": Saving Women From Slavery in Nepal – Hope 103.2

“Three More Today”: Saving Women From Slavery in Nepal

Janelle Payne from Every Daughter Matters outlines what it takes to fight human trafficking and how one woman was rescued at the 11th hour.

Listen: Janelle Payne talks with Ben McEachen about anti-slavery group Every Daughter Matters

By Ben McEachenTuesday 16 Nov 2021Hope AfternoonsSocial JusticeReading Time: 1 minute

I saw a post on LinkedIn that began “Three more today” and those three words were enough to make me want to know more about Every Daughter Matters, a Christian-based charity fighting against human trafficking in Nepal.

A naturally beautiful country, Nepal has ugly sides to its living standards.

Almost 40 per cent of Nepal’s population live at or below the poverty line, according to Every Daughter Matters.

Women are often sold into slavery across the porous Indian border.

“Three more today” is Every Daughter Matters’ motivation to rescue at least three women every day.

Janelle Payne from Every Daughter Matters spoke on Hope Afternoons about what is needed to protect women from human trafficking.

She also shared one memorable story of a life turned around at the Nepal-Indian border, just before a bus ride to certain exploitation.

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Listen to the full interview with Every Daughter Matters’ Janelle Payne in the player above.