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 |  4-minute read
Prostitution, Sexual exploitation, Sabarimala, Karnataka devadasi act

From Sabarimala to Devadasi pratha, why do women always lose the religious battle so horribly?

Either brutally prohibited or used for 'faith', have women been praying to the wrong Gods? And which God allows plying specially-abled children as 'Devadasis' for the pleasure of men?

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Bonded Labour, Forced begging, Sexual exploitation, Human Trafficking

I am a survivor of the trade in human beings. To combat trafficking, we need legislation centred on its victims now

Both a survivor and an activist discuss why the existing anti-human trafficking laws, the ITPA and IPC regulations, are not victim-centric, and lead to further atrocities against survivors.