News India News A Rajasthan village where prostitution is tradition. This story is from July 9, Yet, the village is a microcosm of rural India ramshackle houses, non-functional primary school and no healthcare facilities.
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Sex work is one of the oldest professions. However, the notion of traditional female sex-workers existing in some of the districts has its own context and customs. Through generations, communities like Nat, Kanjar, Sansi, Banchada, etc.
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The decline in Rajasthan's child sex ratio in alarmed the government. Four years later, the figures look much better. Census data showed that there were only girls per 1, boys in the age group, compared with girls in
This report presents the key findings of the NFHS-4 survey in Rajasthan, followed by detailed tables and an appendix on sampling errors. At the time of finalization of this report, wealth quintiles for the country as a whole were not ready. Therefore, on finalization of the national report, the breakup of key indicators by wealth quintiles for all states will be provided as an additional document and uploaded on the official website of MoHFW and IIPS.
The Vishakha Guidelines were a set of procedural guidelines for use in India in cases of sexual harassment. During the s, Rajasthan state government employee Bhanwari Devi who tried to prevent child marriage as part of her duties as a worker of the Women Development Programme was raped by the landlords of the gujjar community. The feudal patriarchs who were enraged by her in their words: "a lowly woman from a poor and potter community" 'guts' decided to teach her a lesson and raped her repeatedly.
District Institutes are present only in Barmer, Tonk, Rajsamand and Sirohi while the others are seeding districts with a small team presence. We intend to grow our teams and scale our work in these districts in the coming years. The Foundation has set up 16 Teacher Learning Centres across the above districts.
Bundi Rajasthan : Young girls of the Kanjar community, a nomadic tribe in Rajasthan, are pushed into prostitution by their parents before they attain adulthood, an exploitative tradition which authorities are now taking up cudgels against. With women sold off, mostly in states like Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, a large number of males of the socially downtrodden and ostracized community are forced to remain bachelors, the official said. Ms Fatima said measures would be taken to ensure the marriage of such youths under government schemes. At least eight women forced into prostitution, most of them underage, were recently rescued from Shankarpura and Bundi, Ms Fatima said.