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Post time 2014-1-19 16:15:24 |Display all floors
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Striking memory: As a young boy visiting his grandparents in Kolkata, Datta witnessed a girl being led into an alleyway in Sonagachi by a middle-aged john.


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Idealistic: As a teenager, Datta returned to the shantytown as an NGO volunteer and was struck by the corruption and complicity of those in power who are unwilling to affect change.


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Post time 2014-1-19 16:19:20 |Display all floors
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The price of a child: Datta wrote that young girls and women are effectively raped on the streets of Sonagachi in exchange for less than $2 a day.

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Post time 2014-1-19 16:19:54 |Display all floors
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Generations of women in Kolkata's vile slum wasted their lives for the enrichment of pimps, madams and gangsters.


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Post time 2014-1-19 16:20:10 |Display all floors
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Glimmer of hope: Datta hopes his project will start a dialogue and spur real action in Sonagachi.


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Post time 2014-1-19 16:29:40 |Display all floors
Very sad story, children with no future, very sad
Stan, you're holding a gun to God's head. I can't think of a metaphor that's better than this.

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