Sex workers

With no ration card, Aadhaar or govt schemes, transgender community struggles to survive amid lockdown

With no ration card, Aadhaar or govt schemes, transgender community struggles to survive amid lockdown

It has been almost 56 days of lockdown yet both the central and state government has not declared a single beneficial scheme or fund allo...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: None to hear 25,000 sex workers’ pangs of hunger in pandemic

Madhya Pradesh: None to hear 25,000 sex workers’ pangs of hunger in pandemic

Deprived of income, their hunger to tell a tale

What self-isolation? Man City's Kyle Walker in hot water fro hosting 'sex party' amid lockdown

What self-isolation? Man City's Kyle Walker in hot water fro hosting 'sex party' amid lockdown

The 29-year-old Walker apologized on Sunday after it was widely reported he held a party involving two sex workers at his home last week,...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Sex workers stare at starvation

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Sex workers stare at starvation

Faced with the prospect of disease and starvation, the sex workers say, if they could choose, it would be the latter.

Rising rents force sex workers to flee Kamathipura

Rising rents force sex workers to flee Kamathipura

The increasing cost of real estate has forced city's sex workers to relocate themselves from the infamous Kamathipura area to suburban lo...Read More

Japan to shut red-light zone during G20 meet

Japan to shut red-light zone during G20 meet

Tokyo: Sex workers in Osaka will be shown the red light as the city seeks to clean up its image before hosting world leaders for the G20 ...Read More

Delhi’s red light area: Where vote is valued even if parties are not

Delhi’s red light area: Where vote is valued even if parties are not

New Delhi: Hope battles cynicism every hour in the grimy corridors of Delhi’s red light area where scores of women eke out a tenuous exis...Read More

‘Anti-trafficking bill ignores consenting sex workers’

‘Anti-trafficking bill ignores consenting sex workers’

New Delhi/Kolkata: Geeta (name changed), a resident of Sangli village in Maharashtra, was 19 when she became a sex worker, not as a victi...Read More

Mumbai: Two sex workers die after falling from third floor of a building during police raid

Mumbai: Two sex workers die after falling from third floor of a building during police raid

Mumbai: Two ‘sex workers’ died while trying to escape from the third floor of Om Nivas building at Grant Road during a raid conducted by ...Read More

Mumbai: Sex workers to get new Antiretroviral Therapy centre in Kamathipura

Mumbai: Sex workers to get new Antiretroviral Therapy centre in Kamathipura

Mumbai: In a first of its kind, the Mumbai District Aids Control Society (MDACS) is soon starting with a new Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)...Read More

Mumbai: Collaborative casework results in 68% of convictions in sex trafficking cases

Mumbai: Collaborative casework results in 68% of convictions in sex trafficking cases

Mumbai: On 25 July 2017, the conviction of the two accused by Additional Sessions Judge, Mr. MB Datye of Churchgate Sessions Court marked...Read More

Mumbai: Rescued sex workers from different parts of India dream again, get work to give new meaning to life

Mumbai: Rescued sex workers from different parts of India dream again, get work to give new meaning to life

Mumbai: Many survivors of sex trafficking are on the path to recovery thanks to Rescue Foundation, which is involved in rescuing, rehabil...Read More

Demontesiation effect: Modi move hits sex workers hard

Demontesiation effect: Modi move hits sex workers hard

Pune: The recent demonetisation has hit some trades below-the-belt. These include the commercial sex workers and transgenders of Pune and...Read More

Mumbai: ‘Freedom from fear’ for sex workers’ children

Mumbai: ‘Freedom from fear’ for sex workers’ children

Mumbai: With the idea of giving a sense of confidence to victims of sexual assault and children of sex workers, a unique self defence pro...Read More

It’s time to treat transgenders as citizens

It’s time to treat transgenders as citizens

Manabi Bandyopadhyay, the first transgender in India to head a college in West Bengal, inspires an entire generation into accepting peopl...Read More

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