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Busting Child Prostitution In Varanasi | 101 Underground

The unholy side to India's holiest city.

Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in India. According to Manju Singh it is also home to the second largest illegal flesh trade in the world. Along with her husband Ajeet, Manju runs Guria, a non-profit organisation dedicated to fighting child prostitution in the holy city.

Guria is a grassroots charity based in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, led by Ajeet and Santwana Manju Singh. Guria's mission is to liberate and empower women in prostitution and eliminate child prostitution.

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