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Nepal’s Sex Industry Boom Lures Young Jobseekers

BY IN women eNews On 08-02-2013

Thousands of young women each year are lured into Kathmandu’s booming and unregulated sex industry that operates out of cafes and bars. Many arrive with hopes of saving money and going home, but the wages are often too meager for that to ever happen.

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Nepal’s Sex Industry Boom Lures Young Jobseekers


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