AIDS preventive medicine available from December in Sonagachi

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

Kolkata sex workers to launch drug awareness campaign among customers

Sex workers of Sonagachi in the city, considered Asia's largest red light area, will launch an awareness campaign against drug use among customers.

Boy from red-light area set to train at Manchester United

From the dark by-lanes of Kolkata`s red-light area to the training arena at the world renowned Manchester United Football Club, it has been a roller-coaster journey for young Rajib Roy, who is set to fly to Old Trafford for a 15-day training stint.

Retired sex workers to get new home with all facilities in WB

Retired sex workers from Asia`s largest red-light district of Kolkata`s Sonagachi, who are forced to live a life of penury after falling out of favour with customers because of advanced age, would soon be rehabilitated in a new home.

First Durga puja in Kolkata red light area

Ostracised from Durga Puja pandals, sex workers of Sonagachi have for the first time broken shackles of social prejudice to organise their own puja.

Chit fund scam: Sex workers lose savings in Ponzi schemes

Dreams of a better life turned into a nightmare for several sex workers in Kolkata`s largest red light district Sonagachi, who lost their lifelong savings in Ponzi schemes which promised to double their money.