Search Results for Tag: Devadasi
Young girls in south India continue to be “dedicated” to village temples and then forced into prostitution despite laws banning the ancient ritual, researchers said.
The devadasi system, which involves putting a beaded necklace around girls and often leads to a life of sex work and slavery, goes unchecked in Karnataka state, according to two reports released this month.
Date22.01.2019 | 13:08
Tagsbride, Devadasi, India, karnataka, prostitute, sex work, sex worker, slavery, temple prostitute, women's rights
It is an ancient religious practice that still traps young girls in India in a life of sexual exploitation.
Date12.06.2015 | 16:01
Tags#sexualviolence, child prostitution, Devadasi, empowering girls, girls' rights, India, Murali Krishnan, servant of God, women's rights