A Study of Factors Leading Women to Prostitution

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The present study is an effort to take up prostitution as a social issue, which deviate women from honored status of mother, wife, and daughter, to a cheap commodity who need respect and love from society. The research will identify reasons for society’s negative attitudes towards prostitutes and an acceptable attitude towards men visiting red light areas. The study will also suggest the measures to improve the situation.

 

Statement of the problem

The present study aims to know the causes and means of women entering into prostitution. The research will also help in understanding the social status of prostitutes in their own words i.e. either they are getting respect and rights as other citizens of society or not? The study will also explore the views about adjustment to their roles.

Objectives of the study

The major objectives of the study will be to;

explore the reasons that lead women to prostitution.

know various forms of prostitution adopted by women in brothels.

know prostitute’s perception about the attitude of the society towards them.

suggest measures about adjustment to their roles.

 

Significance of the study

The study under consideration encompasses the reasons of women for becoming prostitutes. Although many researches have been carried out on this topic but no such work has been done which could focus on the prostitute’s point of view. The research will explore the social attitudes towards prostitutes from a prostitute’s point of view. It will help in identifying the dual attitudes of the society.

 

This is a very sensitive topic as it is generally said that it is a hidden world realities of the world. The study will go into the depth of hidden world realities & will provide information about the factors leading women to prostitution. The result of the study will open up a window of people’s perception who blame on” immoral woman” being responsible for tracking” honest man”. The study will also help to reduce prostitution by suggesting measures.

 

Hypotheses

 

Ho 1:  There is no significant association between social factors and women becoming prostitutes.

Hi: There is significant association between social factors and women becoming prostitutes.

 

Ho 2: There is no significant association between poverty and women becoming prostitutes.

Hi: There is significant association between poverty and women becoming prostitutes.

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