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Dedicated to the gods, abused by men

Have you heard of devadasi? I hadn't until very recently and the more I learn about it the more I am horrified. A corrupted ancient custom is meaning women in southern India - up to 50,000 no less - are being abused and trafficked.
I've written a post on it on my blog here so please do have a read and get in touch, I really want to know your thoughts and your comments.

Read more on devadasi here http://thecagegilded.wordpress.com/2011/02/01/dedicated-to-the-gods-abus... and sign the petition, raise awareness and spread the word.

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olutosin's picture

Thanks!

I visited Bangalore in 2010, May and met with some beautiful Devadasi girls and I became meber of their family too, I became A Dalit by choice.
ThaNKS FOR WRITING ABOUT US.
LOVE FROM ME TO YOU,

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
F Close
Festac Town
Lagos-Nigeria

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