Women should be taken care of — as daughter, as wife, as mother. Bas. No freedom. Then prostitution. Then spoil the whole thing. Unwanted children, contraceptive, abortion. Very dangerous. In our society there are girls. They should live separately. They should be given full engagement, taken care of. No mixing. Then it will be spoiled. Both of them will be… We see big, big workers, sannyasis. Madhudvisa fell victim. The example is given: fire and butter. [laughs] You cannot say that the butter will not melt even in fire. Woman is like fire, and man is like butter.
Srila Prabhupada – April 30, 1977, Bombay