Hindu tradition encourages illiteracy of females in India
LA Times reported last week that the weather change and the droughts cause many wives to be sold to the rich moneylenders by their husbands who are impovourished farmers and failed to pay off their debts to the riches. Though the report stated that it is a rare occasion for a husband to use his wife as a collateral for his loans, researches show that the traditional influence of Hinduism in India plays as a big contributing factor to sexual exploitation and modern day slavery in the country.
Hindu definition of status of women
Hindu tradition teaches daughters to be protected by their fathers, and their education has mainly focused on preserving cultural and social values learned from their home.  Therefore, it discourages many parents from sending their daughters to receive former educations in school.
Once a woman is married, she carries four different roles as a
Illteracy is one of the main causes behind human trafficking in India. Female population below poverty line in rural area are sold to prostitution by the traffickers disguising arranged marriage. The early marriage tradition and high illiteracy among female population are traced back to the Hindu tradition in 300 A.D.
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