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Indian Sex Workers Learn Karate

samzenpus posted more than 4 years ago | from the you-know-you're-my-toughest-girl-baby dept.

Idle 8

Fed up with violent customers and pimps, a group of Indian prostitutes have begun taking karate lessons to protect themselves. The first phase of the program has 75 women practicing five hours a day in intense heat. Organizers hope the training sends a message that violence against sex workers must stop, and add that the board-breaking portion of their training has become very creative. The Indian Community Welfare Organization founder secretary, AJ Hariharan, said, "We are going to train 300 sex workers in the second phase and 500 sex workers after that."

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They can charge more now (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#28403305)

for beating up masochists

Re:They can charge more now (2, Insightful)

gavron (1300111) | more than 4 years ago | (#28415589)

What the heck does this have to do with news for nerds???

Does this have ANYTHING to do with TECHNOLOGY or ANYTHING RELATED?

Re:They can charge more now (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#28415653)

It's about prostitution and karate, so it qualifies as news for nerds.

Re:They can charge more now (1)

VeNoM0619 (1058216) | more than 4 years ago | (#28428599)

It's called idle, anything "interesting" (whatever samzenpus thinks is) goes. Don't like it? Don't read it, you are on the internet now, you don't have to look, be your own filter.

I can't believe I'm the first to say this, but... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#28444631)

I, for one, welcome our new karate-adept Indian sex worker overlords!

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