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Former Kobold employees say they were harassed, not paid for their work

From the very beginning, the three girls, who were told they would be paid a monthly salary starting at Rs 6,000 and up to Rs 10,000, had to repeatedly pester Kobold’s staff for their pay. Former Kobold employees say they were harassed, not paid for their work
Sumitra Danuwar was often unpaid while working for Kobold. Her image still appears on the Kobold Watch website as part of its ‘anti-human trafficking campaign’. Photo: koboldwatch.com
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Pranaya SJB Rana & Tsering D Gurung
Published at : January 10, 2019
Updated at : July 18, 2019 12:59
Kathmandu

Pranaya SJB Rana

Pranaya SJB Rana is Features Editor for The Kathmandu Post. He was formerly Op-Ed Editor at the Post from 2012-2015. Rana is the author of a collection of short stories, ‘City of Dreams: Stories’, from Rupa Publications India.

Tsering D Gurung

Tsering D. Gurung is a social justice reporter for The Kathmandu Post, focusing on women's rights, marginalised communities and criminal justice.


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