BHAIRAHAWA: Charimaya Tamang, who has been crusading for the rights and welfare of girls, has been felicitated in Bhairahawa.
Lions Club of Siddharthanagar honoured her in Bhairahawa on Saturday.
Charimaya, who fell prey to girls trafficking racketeers at her delicate age of 16, has been raising voice for the rights and welfare of girls trafficked like her after returning Nepal getting liberated from the hell life.
Nepali Congress (NC) central member Gagan Thapa and Club Chairperson Om Shrestha jointly felicitated struggling Charimaya with cash prize of Rs. 25,000 along with copper plaque.
She was already honoured with the 2011 Hero Acting to End Modern Day Slavery Award by the US government for her incomparable contribution in a campaign against girls trafficking.
Tamang, a trafficking survivor, is the Chairperson of Shakti Samuha, an organisation working against girl trafficking in Nepal.
Felicitated Tamang said she would continuously fight against girls trafficking racket in Nepal.
Felicitation to Charimaya is symbolically an honour to the entire Nepali women, leader Thapa said, adding that all should take lessons from Charimaya.