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Shakti Samuha bags Roman Magsaysay Award


KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Shakti Samuha, or Power Group, the world’s first NGO created and run by human trafficking victims is being honored by the prestigious Magsaysay award.

The group’s founders are being recognized for working to root out human trafficking and transforming their lives to serve other trafficking survivors. The group has established a halfway home that provides shelter and assistance to survivors and emergency shelters for women and girls at risk of trafficking.

The Manila-based Ramon Magsaysay Awards Foundation announced Wednesday that it had selected three individuals and two organizations as this year’s awardees, including a Filipino doctor, an independent commission eradicating corruption in Indonesia and Shakti Samuha.

The Shakti Samuha is the first organization from Nepal to win the Award. Four Nepalese had been awarded by this prize in the past. Those individuals were Mahesh Chandra Regmi, Bharat Dutta Koirala, Sanduk Ruit and Mahabir Pun. Each awardee will receive a certificate, a medal and a cash prize.

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