Tom Vater

Tom Vater

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From the Archives: Devadasis – The Sex Angels Of Life And Insanity

In 2004, I traveled to Hubli in Karnataka, India to investigate a temple which allegedly still had devadasi, traditional temple dancers cum prostitutes. The Indian government had already made moves to ban the practice of enslaving young girls in Brahmin temples but old tradition tend to linger in India. I think this story has never […]

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