sex work

Maharashtra: Sex workers protest in Nagpur against barricading of area

A group of sex workers was led by NCP leader Jwala Dhote while NCP corporator Abha Pandey led the other group supporting the police action to barricade the locality, known as Ganga-Jamuna.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Sex workers’ collective writes to National Human Rights Commission

It is evident that the government support for the sex workers and rescued survivors of trafficking in the wake of Covid-19 is almost nil, VIMUKTI leaders said. 

published on : 11th July 2021

COVID-19: Navi Mumbai civic body vaccinates sex workers

The corporation's drive to vaccinate the homeless people has been appreciated by the central government, the official added.

published on : 3rd July 2021

3,000 sex workers in Delhi appeal for food assistance  

As many as 3,000 sex workers residing in brothels at the GB Road in Central Delhi have appealed for food assistance from the Delhi government to survive this pandemic. 

published on : 17th April 2021

'Make Bengal safer for women': Survivors of sex trafficking release poll manifesto 

According to Save the Children's analysis of 2018 NCRB data, West Bengal reported the second-highest number of children being trafficked at 8205.

published on : 12th April 2021

Rohingya crisis: Childhoods lost as minors fill parents' shoes

The sight of children carting water jugs, queueing at relief stations or dragging sacks of grain the size of their own bodies is not uncommon in the Rohingya camps.

published on : 7th November 2017

Sex workers in Bihar's red light area hit hard by demonetisation

They are paid only in cash and are hardly getting any customers after the scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

published on : 16th November 2016

Sex workers in Kolkata stop holding Durga Puja

Claiming harassment by the police, the sex workers have decided to discontinue their own Durga Puja in city's Sonagachi area from this year.

published on : 7th October 2016