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December 26, 2014

Isabelle Allende says her mentor in the quest to live passionately is Olga Murray, who in just twenty years rescued over 12,000 girls from slavery in Westen Nepal.  See the 8 minute TED TALK by clicking HERE

 

June 28, 2014

We are very proud to have contributed some of the new footage we shot on our scoutig trip to the wonderful news segment created by ABC7's Writer/Producer Jennifer Olney.  Jennifer is a big fan of Olga's and said she can't wait to see our finished film, The Daughter's V...

May 30, 2014

Sangita Chaudhary (center) is the Kailali district Chairperson for the Freed Kamlari Development Forum (FKDF).  In this photo Sangita is distributing a traditional Tharu dress and 2,000 rupees (approx 21 dollars) to each of the newly rescued Kamlari.  This may not seem...

May 21, 2014

Girl Scout troop 30537 donated a thousand dollars from their cookie sales to The Daughter's Voice.  Robin and I were very impressed by the intelligent questions they asked about the kamlari issue, and by their genuine concern for the girls who are still in slavery.  Th...

May 5, 2014

April 27, 2014 – The FKDF delegates present their demands to Ms. Nilam KC, Minister of Women, Children and Social welfare (standing in Grey jacket).  The girls were pressing for execution of the 10 point agreement they had signed with the government almost a year ago....

May 4, 2014

April 28,2014 – The FKDF delegation meets with Ms. Chitra Lekha Yadav, Minister of Women, Children and Social Welfare (third from left standing).  They were demanding full execution of the 10 point agreement they had signed with the government almost a year ago.  The M...

May 3, 2014

April 29, 2014 – FKDF leader Bimala Chaudhary read a memorandum to Sushil Koirala, Prime Minister of Nepal, demanding that the government take a serious look art the prevailing practice of Kamlaris.  Though we were allowed to film this event, it was under strict securi...

May 2, 2014

April 30, 2014 – The girls finally get a break after their week-long effort to get their demands in front of the government officials.    We believe that some progress was made, but the story is sure to continue.  Photo by: Suneeta Tuladhar/imPACT Productions...

April 18, 2014

When I first saw this device hanging on the side of the house, I thought it was a crossbow that might be used for taget practice.  It turns out you put a little food on the tip of the wire arrow and pull it back to cock it.  Then you watch and wait.  When a mouse comes...

April 17, 2014

When Urmila was only six years old, her brother carried her accross this river and turned her over to a slave trader.  It was 12 long years before she was set free. Urmila is now one of the leaders of the FKDF, and she was asked to speak at the Oslo Freedom Forum.  She...

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