Karnataka to consider legalising prostitution
news Friday, September 26, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute | September 22, 2014 | 09:30 am IST With demand growing from many quarters to legalise prostitution, the Karnataka government has decided to set up a committee that would look into the possibility of legalising prostitution. Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Umashree on Sunday confirmed this during a book release function at Bangalore.The Deccan Herald reports that the Minister said the committee will comprise of experts and give the report on the pros and cons of taking such a step. The Minister said that the government will also study if rehabilitation will be a better option than legalising prostitution. The government's stand comes after demand from many prominent writers, thinkers, artists and activists in the state to legalise prostitution
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