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Devadasi: Prostitution Under the Disguise of Religion

Certain sections of southern India has one of the oldest traditions that India regrets. The tradition of Devadasi where young girls mostly before their puberty are married off to the Gods or deities and sexually exploited and discriminated thereafter. The struggle is not just with legislation but with these deep-rooted traditions that form such an …

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