The estimated number of sex workers in Nepal is over 25,000, with about 5,000 in Kathmandu. Around 5,000 children are thought to be involved in prostitution and around 35 percent of all sex workers will have entered the trade by the time they are 15.
Gays, Lesbians in Kolkata Protest Against Discrimination
Newspost Online - Baroda, India, 11/29/2008
Hundreds of gays and lesbians in Kolkata staged a protest against discrimination on Friday. Holding up placards and shouting slogans, they sought to attract the attention of people towards their plight.