By LB THAPA FOR ONTOTHEROAD.COM PROSTITUTION IS ILLEGAL IN NEPAL, BUT IT IS SERVED EVERYWHERE AND EASILY AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. IF THIS IS THE CASE, THEN HOW ONE CAN SAY PROSTITUTION IS ILLEGAL…YES, IT IS ILLEGAL ONLY FOR NAMESAKE…OTHERWISE, FLESH TRADE IS THRIVING RIGHT UNDER THE NOSE OF LAW MAKERS. NOW MANY VOICES ARE HEARD WHO SAY IF THE STATE CANNOT CONTROL FLESH TRADE THEN LEGALIZE IT. No official attempt has been made to register the number of commercial sex workers in the country so far. Nevertheless, various reports have confirmed that some 30,000 sex workers are in the country. Of them over 5000 prostitutes are believed to have carried their profession in the Kathmandu valley alone. A big number of minor girls below 16 years of are also found in this profession. They sell sex to survive. Badi women of Nepal staged sit in protest in Kathmandu. Photo:…