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Sex workers disapprove of affidavit filed before SC

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 17:34

The Board of All India Network of Sex Workers has taken exception to an affidavit filed by Ministry of Women and Child Development before Supreme Court stating sex workers are devoid of dignity.

We are not encouraging sex workers, SC clarifies

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 19:20

The Supreme Court on Thursday modified one of its order on welfare and rehabilitation of sex workers.

Denied visa by US, sex workers to hold conference in Kolkata

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 20:56

Slated to be held between July 22 and July 27 in Washington DC, the conference is an annual congregation of organisations and agencies from across the world engaged in controlling AIDS.

Sex workers can`t operate in any manner: Centre tells SC

Last Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 21:49

SC agreed to examine Centre`s plea that sex workers should not be allowed to operate in the country under the cloak of working "with dignity".

Cops monitoring sex trade during Olympics?

Last Updated: Monday, July 09, 2012, 19:59

Scotland Yard on Monday said it was keeping a close watch as reports claimed that London was `set to be flooded with prostitutes` during the forthcoming Olympics.

Amsterdam tightens rules on prostitution

Last Updated: Friday, June 15, 2012, 23:32

The city of Amsterdam says it plans to force brothel owners to submit a business plan to the city describing what measures they are taking to ensure sex workers are healthy and not being exploited.

Ukraine`s prostitutes hope to cash in on Euro 2012

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 09:25

Yulia, a 20-year-old call girl, is awaiting Euro 2012 with a mix of excitement and dread. She`s upped her rates in the hope of earning enough to go to college next year, but "every girl is afraid," she admits. "Anything can happen."

Don’t prosecute foreign sex workers: Centre

Last Updated: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 11:24

The Centre has asked all states to initiate deportation proceedings against any foreigner involved in prostitution.

Ajeet Singh conferred The Week`s `Man of the Year` award

Last Updated: Friday, May 11, 2012, 23:06

Ajeet Singh, who has rescued over 100 sex-workers from Varanasi area, received `Man of the Year 2011` award of the news-weekly `The Week`.

CBOs working for transgenders, sex workers call on

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 08, 2012, 00:31

Representatives of community based organisations working for transgenders, sex workers and urban poor from five states met Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath.

Why men risk their jobs to visit prostitutes

Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 14:58

Social acceptance of prostitution makes it more likely for men to seek out prostitutes, as do certain sexual attitudes.

HP: 703 sex workers selected for rehabilitation

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 02:25

The Himachal Pradesh government has selected 703 sex workers for rehabilitation under a central government scheme.