Prostitutes of God
In India, many daughters are sold into slavery prostitution. This usually happens when a girl reaches the age of 10 and is considered to be old enough to start career in prostitution. These young girls are then sold into sexual encounters in the name of the Hindu Goddess Yellamma.
Local sex worker Anitha invites us for lunch in her brothel. She shows us her homemade “sex rooms,” and tells us what it’s like to be a religious prostitute in modern India.
This shocking investigative documentary, by VICE, looks at the mystery behind the Goddess Yellamma and how religion and tradition play a huge role in India’s child prostitution problem.