India’s prostitute village

9 Feb 2013 | 22,784 views

 

The gang rape and murder of an Indian girl on a Delhi bus has sparked a wider heated debate about women's rights in India. However there has been little discussion about prostitution. Every year, thousands of women in rural as well as urban parts of India are forced into prostitution. Felix Gaedtke and Gayatri Parameswaran travelled to an unusual village in Uttar Pradesh. Here, prostitution has been a sort of "tradition" for centuries.

The gang rape and murder of an Indian girl on a Delhi bus has sparked a wider heated debate about women's rights in India.

However there has been little discussion about prostitution. 

Every year, thousands of women in rural as well as urban parts of India are forced into prostitution.

Felix Gaedtke and Gayatri Parameswaran travelled to an unusual village in Uttar Pradesh. 

Here, prostitution has been a sort of "tradition" for centuries. 

 

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