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A group of girls hang out in their hostel at the Rescue Foundation, a non-governmental organization founded to rescue young girls (some of whom are Devadasis) from brothels in and around Mumbai, India. The Foundation houses over 50 rescued girls at a time, most of whom are under the age of 18. Some of the girls arrive at the foundation pregnant and end up giving birth while in the Rescue Foundation's care.

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Julia Cumes
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God's Prostitutes--Investigating India's Devadasi System
A group of girls hang out in their hostel at the Rescue Foundation, a non-governmental organization founded to rescue young girls (some of whom are Devadasis) from brothels in and around Mumbai, India.  The Foundation houses over 50 rescued girls at a time, most of whom are under the age of 18. Some of the girls arrive at the foundation pregnant and end up giving birth while in the Rescue Foundation's care.