Prostitution Price in Kolkata, India

in Transnational Crime

There are an estimated 11,000 prostitutes in Kolkata, India. The area is considered to be one of the oldest red-light districts in Asia.

Across India, there are up to 3 million prostitutes, with nearly half of them being minors.

In the city of Kolkata, the price to have sex with a virgin is $1,000, according to anti-human trafficking organizations. For a 15 minute sessions with an adult, the price can be as little as $1.

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Source:  Barbara Borst, “Indian Women Seek Exit From Prostitution,” Huffington Post, January 31, 2013.

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