TITLE

Priced pleasures

AUTHOR(S)
Sen, Swagata
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
India Today;12/ 1/2008, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the trend in paid sex in India based on the "India Today"-AC Nielsen ORG MARG sex survey in 2008. It mentions the vagueness of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act (ITPA) of 1956 in the country about sex work. According to the author, the fact that a fifth of the male respondents have had sex with prostitutes shows paying for it is the easy way to experience it. Also noted is the implication of higher percentage of sex with prostitutes in the so-called traditional towns that those with more accessibility to the trade.
ACCESSION #
45641094

 

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