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One of Nepal's major exports is labour, and many rural households depend on the earnings of a family member working abroad.

An estimated 700,000 Nepalis work overseas mainly in the Middle East, East Asia and South East Asia. But unskilled workers often take on difficult and dangerous jobs to fulfil their dreams.

This report is from Doha in Qatar where around 150,000 Nepalis work.

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Panos London

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11/03/2006

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