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Beirut death of Nepalese migrant worker Lila - video

Wednesday, 1 February, 2012

Cry over a country which normalizes and legalizes Lila's death. A country where 'holy' investigations are waged only in the name of billionaires who die and never in the name of poor women who hang down from our houses and balconies every week. The sponsorship system must go down. 
Lila Aacharya left Nepal hoping to make a better life for her two young daughters. Two months later her body was flown home. Lila's case exposes the toll of human trafficking - from her attempt to escape the poverty of her village in the Himalayan foothills to her exploitation and death as a domestic worker in an upmarket apartment in Beirut