Key Findings in August
Overall, across 40 palikas six percent of respondents say there are children working in reconstruction in their community. However, extreme variation by district is observed. While the majority of districts are below two percent, and many at zero percent, Sindhuli is at 20 percent and Okhaldhunga at an extremely
concerning 56 percent. Child protection partners working in the reconstruction should take a closer look at these communities to understand what is driving up the rates of child labour.
Some focus group articipants in Sindhupalchok claimed that children below the age of 16 from far western districts like Dailekh, Surket and Jajarkot are working as wage labourers in their communities