Letter to the editor; Stop Human Trafficking
In Nepal, most people live on about $3 a day, according to Rajendra Gautam, founder of 3Angels Nepal. In the rural villages, children—especially girls—are not well educated. Many times instead of attending school, girls must work in the fields and are often considered to be a burden to their families. Women’s rights are almost nonexistent in this country where hunger and poverty are more widespread than freedom or education.
After the recent government revolution and war in Nepal, many families, in an attempt to protect their children from the violent front, sent them away with family “friends” who promised to find jobs or education for them in Kathmandu or India. Families are tricked by potential husbands offering “secure” futures for their daughters. But in many cases, these girls end up in Indian brothels, with no idea of what is happening to them until it is too late. http://www.maitinepal.org/index.php
Poetry Contest 2016 $250.00 Grand prize awarded to best poet of our choice. Free to enter! Help Stop Human Trafficking
Sponsored by One Globe Press
Submit Poetry to Jay North at firstname.lastname@example.org
Acceptable poems will be published in upcoming book “Contemporary American Poets.” Limited to 225 poems!
All poems must be original and not previously published.
Poem’s must arrive with contact information and a release for publication from the author no attachments will be opened, all pertinent information must be in the body of the email-including your poem for submission to the aforementioned book titled “Contemporary American Poets”. Submit one poem only please. Not all poems received with be published. Cash prize awarded June 1st 2016. Award recipient will be announced in the book, “Contemporary American Poets.” We will consider erotic poetry but nothing obscene, no hate material will be considered and no copied poems.
We thank you for your participation www.OneGlobePress.com
Release: all proceeds from the new book Contemporary American Poets will be donated to Stop The Trafficking of Young girls and women sold into sex slavery.http://www.maitinepal.org/index.php
Poems Released for Publication:
The author, in consideration of the acceptance of the below work for publication, does hereby grant One Globe Press and/or authorized representative to publish the author’s work in the upcoming book “Contemporary American Poets.” The author hereby affirms the poem represents original, unpublished material that is not under editorial consideration elsewhere. Thank you, www.oneglobepress.com .
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