Of course, employability and marriage continue to remain the top two concerns for those eager to move away from the Rajnat way of life.
Geetas brother-in-law is a practising doctor in Bagru, a town 30 kilometres from Jaipur, and his wife is educated as prostitution la presse well.
And she is unable to get married?
Radha fervently hopes that all her children will study well, become independent and overcome the ignominy of being Rajnats.Facebook and, twitter thebetterindia).Highway Courtesans, by Mystelle Brabbée.Since 2007, it has been working towards reducing the stigma attached with the Rajnats and encouraging the community to embrace change in villages like Bhojpura and Tilawala, located on the fringes of Jaipur.An extremely poor village, most of the villagers here belong to the Nat community.As she talks about her teenage daughters dream, her otherwise sombre face lights.But I am not sure till when Ill be able to pay for her higher education.They ended up in prostitution - what else will they do?
Marriage is rare for the girls, but once married, they aren't permitted to take clients.
They claim that mindsets are changing some girls in the village have got married, while some 80 young girls from nearby villages study at a residential school run by Mukherjee's NGO in Roopvas village.According to Prof ukherjee, former head of department of social work, DU, "There are 91 families in Khakranagla.The only way out of this life is for the women to find a suitor who agrees to pay her parents the expensive dowry they demand for her.Aarthik kaaran bhi the.Caste-based prostitution has meant that there are no girls for the men to marry, for they can only marry virgins.Classified as a Scheduled Caste, Bedias may be deemed poor.