Nepali girl (III) by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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The incidence of child labour in Nepal is relatively high compared with other countries in South Asia. According to data from the MICS and other national surveys, Nepal has 34% of its children between the age of 5 and 14 who are involved in child labour, compared with 12% in the South Asia region as a whole. There are more female than male child labourers, and the situation is worse in rural than urban areas. According to the Nepal Labour Force Survey (NLFS), 88.7% of the working children are being employed in the agricultural sector.
Given the seriousness of the issue of child labour in Nepal, there are several Non-governmental Organizations that are based in Nepal to tackle the problem of child labour through improving educational standards.
Trekking around Pokhara, Nepal, Asia

Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm at 180 mm, 1/1000 sec at f/ 4.5, ISO 200
© Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

Featured in 4 groups:
“The Silky Touch”
“Hat Heads!”
“The Group”
“Nepal ~ Urban and Rural”

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  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethabout 5 years ago

    great capture!

  • Thanks a lot Lisa!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • ginabgood1
    ginabgood1about 5 years ago

    Such an awesome image!

  • Thank you very much Gina!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • noffi
    noffiabout 5 years ago

    What a wonderful image. The face tells so much. Your shot belongs in National Geographic.

  • Many thanks for the support Liz, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Heather Haderly
    Heather Haderlyabout 5 years ago


  • Thanks Heather!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • byronbackyard
    byronbackyardabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous … I used to live in Nepal and my daughter was born there, makes me very nostalgic. Your photos are beautiful .. all of them!

  • Many thanks Byronbackyard! You have a marvelous portfolio of bird images, well done!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • byronbackyard
    byronbackyardabout 5 years ago

    You’re too kind Konstantinos …. it makes me very happy when other people love the birds …. you have amazing landscape/people photos, the colors and focus make them really very original! Looking forward to having some time to look through them properly!

  • Thanks a lot for your lovely comment Byronbackyard, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • rosalin
    rosalinover 4 years ago

    great capture !

  • Thanks a lot Rosalin!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 4 years ago

    superb picture!!!!

  • Thank you very much Charmiene!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 4 years ago

    Many thanks to the “Silky Touch” group for the feature, much appreciated!

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks for accepting Rene!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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