Devadasi system

With officials' intervention, Telangana woman saved from falling prey to illegal Devadasi system

According to Gaffar, the family members of Savitha has been pressurising the victim to become a Jogini for the past couple of weeks.

published on : 31st October 2020

Children of devadasis seek 'help' as they struggle for rightful place in society

The girl was in Bengaluru along with several others like her from five districts of Karnataka where they are still struggling to seek their rightful place in the world.

published on : 28th February 2020

Over 80K Devadasis in Karnataka, say NGOs

Sources said the state government has dropped its demand of a resurvey, possibly due to financial crunch.

published on : 28th February 2020

Little girls forced into sexual slavery as devadasis in Tamil Nadu, Andhra; NHRC issues notice

The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh governments over the alleged prevalence of the banned Devadasi system.

published on : 25th September 2017