Man Bahadur Chhetri

Ashoka Fellow
Nepal
Fellow Since 2006

Citation

This profile was prepared when Man Bahadur Chhetri was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2006.
Introduction
Man Bahadur Chhetri is combating the tradition of impoverished families sending their daughters to work as bonded labor for landowners and wealthy families. Combining education, advocacy, and legal action, he helps girls and their families fight the economic and cultural dependency that reinforces this bondage.   
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