Globalization of prostitution: A study in Indian context

Mehta, Nikita (2014) Globalization of prostitution: A study in Indian context. Journal of Politics & Governance, 3: 1. pp. 143-149. ISSN 2456-8023

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Prostitution has existed in the human society since time immemorial. It is the oldest profession, whose existence can be traced hundreds of years of age. This paper will re�examine prostitution as a case of service industry. Prostitution testifies to the moral power struggle of sex, which religion has never been able to stop. The author will through light on how the prostitutes are ostracized and looked down upon in Indian society. The paper will strongly argue that prostitution should be considered one among several professions which is paid across the country. The author advocates that prostitution is the result of need and necessity but surely not once choice. As India is a democratic country providing its citizens with fundamental right, that is right to choose which also includes right to profession. Hence, this research will focus on the urgent need to consider prostitution as a legal profession. It will provide an analysis on the globalization of prostitution and its implication for a fast developing nation like India. Further it will explore various moral and societal aspects of Indian prostitution.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Service Industry | Sex | Indian Society | Fundamental Rights | Globalization
Subjects: Physical, Life and Health Sciences > Environmental Science, Policy and Law
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Mr Sombir Dahiya
Date Deposited: 18 May 2022 06:36
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2023 11:06
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