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Don't legalise prostitution but at least address it, says Gauahar Khan

Don't legalise prostitution but at least address it, says Gauahar Khan

There are umpteen number of films made on the ordeals of sex workers.

 

Demonitisation creates brisk business for sex workers

Demonitisation creates brisk business for sex workers

As demonetisation of high value notes hit small businessmen across the city, sex workers of Sonagachi here, South Asia's largest redlight area are seeing brisk business as they are aceepting high denomination notes.

Unbelievable! Only single men buy sex? No, here’s the truth

Unbelievable! Only single men buy sex? No, here’s the truth

The researchers conducted an online survey of 446 men as well as a smaller number of face-to-face interviews.

Mexico police, troops `routinely` rape arrested women: Amnesty

Mexico police, troops `routinely` rape arrested women: Amnesty

Arrests and interogation of women in Mexico gets mucky with police harassing and torturing them. 

Sex workers in West Bengal demand rights, ask parties to keep promises

As West Bengal prepares to vote in a few days, sex-workers in the state despair over the unfulfilled promises made to them by political parties in the preceding elections and say they want "concrete" measures this time.

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.

Sex workers 'participating with consent' should not face police action: SC panel

Sex workers 'participating with consent' should not face police action: SC panel

It is believed that a majority of sex workers in India are forced into the trade by poverty.

REVEALED: India has some nine lakh female sex workers

REVEALED: India has some nine lakh female sex workers

The figures were released by the ministry in response to a RTI application filed by Delhi resident Ved Pal. The estimate is based on a study conducted in 2009.

Sex workers skip meals to raise funds for Chennai flood victims

Sex workers skip meals to raise funds for Chennai flood victims

Some 2,000 sex workers have pitched in to help raise funds for the Chennai flood victims.  

Talking about AIDS still taboo in Pakistan, says daily

Talking about AIDS is still taboo in Pakistan and the ban placed placed on a condom advertisement "shows also how reluctant we are to address crucial issues", said a Pakistani daily on Saturday.

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.

AIDS preventive medicine available from December in Sonagachi

The medicine is designed to prevent sex workers from HIV infection.