GB Road

DCW serves summons to 125 brothel owners in GB Road

DCW serves summons to 125 brothel owners in GB Road

 Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Thursday served summons to 125 brothel owners at GB Road, asking them to appear before the commission between September 21-24, along with their original identity proofs and address proofs.

Sep 08, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
Man falls in love with sex worker, rescues her from brothel in Delhi

Man falls in love with sex worker, rescues her from brothel in Delhi

Love is blind! In a rare love story, a 27-year-old woman - a sex worker at GB Road, was rescued by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Thursday.

Jul 07, 2017, 10:41 AM IST
Demolish 'tehkhanas' at Delhi's GB Road brothels, Swati Maliwal tells MCD

Demolish 'tehkhanas' at Delhi's GB Road brothels, Swati Maliwal tells MCD

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Monday issued a notice to the the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (North-MCD) to demolish illegal structures, including 'tehkhanas' or hidden cells, in the brothels of Delhi`s red-light area at GB Road.

Sep 26, 2016, 18:05 PM IST
Delhi court shuts brothel, jails 'madam' for running prostitution den

Delhi court shuts brothel, jails 'madam' for running prostitution den

A Delhi court has sentenced a 36-year-old woman to three years in jail for running a prostitution den and her brothel in the red light area on the GB Road here be shut.

Sep 06, 2016, 22:11 PM IST

DCW, Delhi Police hold meet to ascertain 'ownership' of brothels

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal has been holding a series of meetings with all the concerned persons regarding the issue of human trafficking in Delhi.

May 28, 2016, 17:14 PM IST

Delhi's sex workers demand better health amenities

Over 100 sex workers from All India Network of Sex Workers (AINSW) and city's GB Road on Thursday demanded better health amenities, social security and legal rights on the occasion of International Sex Workers Rights' Day.

Mar 03, 2016, 22:02 PM IST

US envoy visits red light area with DCW chief

They visited the local brothels in the area and interacted with the sex workers to understand their problems.

Nov 20, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Delhi govt orders procurement of 4 lakh condoms for GB Road

Following reports of short supply of condoms at GB Road, Delhi Government has directed the Central Procurement Agency (CPA) to urgently procure 4 lakh contraceptive for distribution among the sex workers residing in the red light area.

Sep 23, 2015, 22:29 PM IST
DCW chief Swati Maliwal equates prostitution with rape

DCW chief Swati Maliwal equates prostitution with rape

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal on Tuesday deprecated society's attitude to prostitution, which she said supports "rape" of sex workers.

Aug 04, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Medical superintendent warned over remark on nurses' room in Delhi

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Wednesday warned the medical superintendent of the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital over his controversial remark on a nurses` room in the hospital.

Jul 15, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

Medical superintendent warned over remark on nurses' room in Delhi

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Wednesday warned the medical superintendent of the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital over his controversial remark on a nurses` room in the hospital.

Jul 15, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

In Delhi's red light zone, sex workers vote for legalisation

Sex workers poured out in numbers to exercise their franchise in the national capital on Saturday and said they were voting with the hope that the new government would take up the issue of legalising their profession.

Feb 07, 2015, 22:23 PM IST

Sex workers elated with voting rights

Sex workers living in Delhi`s infamous G.B. Road red-light area Thursday came out in good numbers to cast their vote.

Apr 11, 2014, 00:54 AM IST

Close brothel, orders Delhi court

A special court here ordered shutting down of a brothel here and awarded one year jail term to a woman for pushing a girl into flesh trade.

Mar 01, 2014, 13:46 PM IST

11 women, including a minor, rescued from Delhi brothel

Eleven women, including a minor, were Friday rescued following a raid at a brothel in the city`s red light area GB Road, said police.

Feb 07, 2014, 21:19 PM IST

Man in Delhi kills sex worker for `betraying` him

Selling his house and shop and taking loans at heavy rates of interest rates to help a sex worker whom he loved and wanted to marry to pay her debts, a man saw red when she still refused to live with him and murdered her, police said Monday.

Jan 07, 2014, 01:07 AM IST

Seven girls rescued from Delhi`s red light area

Seven girls, hailing from Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, were rescued from Delhi`s red light area GB Road by a joint team of police and an NGO, police said on Wednesday.

Nov 06, 2013, 22:45 PM IST

The mysterious `Raju` factor in Delhi`s red-light area

`Raju` is the name with which the smiling young man introduces himself to girls and young women in impoverished villages before ensnaring them as victims of the flesh trade and bringing them to the brothels of Delhi.

Oct 21, 2013, 09:56 AM IST

Delhi: 74 women rescued from GB Road

58 women and 16 girls were rescued by a joint team of Andhra Pradesh and Delhi police during a raid in the capital`s red-light area GB Road.

Feb 21, 2012, 00:13 AM IST

GB Road struggles to keep a dying history alive

Romanticised in reel and reviled in real, mujra dancers in the capital`s red-light area
are fighting a losing battle to keep a once celebrated art
alive.

Feb 07, 2011, 10:38 AM IST