Besides locals, foreign girls from Arabic countries, Japan, Russia, Bangladesh, Pakistan and some other areas have been working in India as prostitutes.A short time full service given by a basic (cheap) "not-too-good-looking" street walker can cost in some places only from 100 INR to 200 INR.A [Green Youth] mailing list forward from a friend. It illustrates a key point that was brought up in the Kerala Feminists listserv recently, on the interconnectiveness of sexuality rights and other forms of oppressions.

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Prostitution is widespread in India, although it is currently a contentious issue.

See also: List of red-light districts all over the world In 2007, the Ministry of Women Development reported the presence of over 3 million female sex workers in India.

They went on to argue that what he spoke in his privacy was completely personal and by recording and broadcasting it, the television channel breached the law of the land and resorted to yellow journalism.

It was like hiding a camera in one’s bedroom or bathroom and one couldn’t have gone any lower, some of them said.

Presently sex workers of Kozhikode who are marginalized among marginalized are engaged in one such invisible agitation.

Most of the sex workers in Kozhikode are living in Bangladesh Colony lying at the outskirts of the town, near to the sea shore.

But now Janakeeya Samithi, formed by the CPI (M), has given the ultimatum that only those women who are ready to stop doing sex work will be allowed to stay in that place.

Most of the sex workers had built houses there with their savings and their children are studying in the nearby schools.

It’s indeed gratifying to see that a major section of the media in the state is outraged by this episode because sting and morality based journalism doesn’t bespeak something good about the media practice, not just in Kerala, but anywhere in the world.