Sri Lanka’s financial crisis has turned into a hell for women there. There was a situation where the body had to be sold for essentials and medicines. They resort to prostitution to satisfy the hunger of their children and those who trust them. The economic crisis there has pushed Sri Lankan women into poverty. After Sri Lanka’s economic situation deteriorated, women working in the textile industry were forced into prostitution.
After the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, the textile industry was hit hard. The women working in it are selling their bodies to pass the house as there is no alternative work. Some women say that they have lost their jobs during this economic crisis. While working in Textiles the monthly salary is Rs. 28,000 to a maximum of Rs. It used to be up to 35,000.. Currently due to sec work Rs. A woman said that she is earning 15,000..but not everyone agrees with me..she revealed to The Morning that this is true. Sri Lanka’s apparel association has revealed that Sri Lanka is losing 10-20 percent of its orders to India and Bangladesh due to the financial crisis.
Especially in the capital Colombo area, the number of women who have joined as sex workers has increased by 30 percent. The women are those who were previously employed in the textile industry, according to the lawyer group Stand of Moment Lanka. The condition of women there becomes more miserable when there is a need for fuel, necessities and medicine. Having to engage in sex with the shopkeepers there for essential needs. Sex trade is on the rise in Colombo’s Bandar Naike Airport area. Finally, the women there complain that they have to sell their clothes even to the police.