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Body trade and famine: How famine facilitated to the rise of prostitution in India
Published in Serials Publications
Volume: 95
Issue: 4
Pages: 887 - 894
Bengal region in India was affected by severe hunger in 1943. The situations lead to social, cultural and economic transformation. Through the analysis of the famine, it is important to understand how human trade and hunger are connected, and what factors forced women to engage in prostitution during harsh conditions. In addition, through the critique of different secondary sources, the paper discusses evidences to whether hunger is the main factor to the rate of prostitution in India. The information used in this discussion is based on a critique of different secondary materials. © Serials Publications.
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JournalMan in India
PublisherSerials Publications
Open AccessNo