Quotation by Manju

One can endure everything except hunger. If I were a man, maybe I would have committed murder to fill my stomach. But as a woman, I became a prostitute.
"Manju" (b. c. 1973), Nepalese prostitute; relocated to India. As quoted in Time magazine, p. 51 (June 21, 1993).

She had been forced into prostitution at age thirteen.
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