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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
Everyone did well from Nary’s marriage to a Chinese man, except the young Cambodian bride herself, who returned home from the six-year ordeal destitute, humiliated and with little prospect of seeing her son again.
Date11.12.2018 | 11:18
TagsBeijing, bride, bride trafficking, Cambodia, China, chinese man, domestic abuse, Human rights, laos, Myanmar, poverty, prostitution, trafficking, Vietnam, women's rights
Marriages traditions differ around the globe. DW takes a closer look at some wedding traditions worldwide, and we would like to invite you to share with us the wedding tradition in your country.
Date28.11.2018 | 14:07
Fewer and fewer Japanese find their way to the altar. 37-year old Haruna has found her own solution: She has married herself. An agency in Kyoto makes it possible.
Date24.04.2015 | 14:11