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There is no food to take these HIV meds with, say sex workers

Studies have shown that food insecurity is a barrier to taking the drugs daily and can decrease their efficacy

04 Jul 2020 4:27 PM

Pune red light area to be back in business with SOPs, precautions

The livelihood of nearly 3,000 sex workers in the Budhwar Peth area here in Maharashtra has been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak

22 Jun 2020 1:23 PM

Sex workers are starving, would you help them?

Unlike other categories of workers, CSWs have no social support system to turn to

18 Apr 2020 7:50 PM

Mumbai: Increasing cost of rents force sex workers to flee Kamathipura

Vinay said he has been working with sex-workers since the 90s and he has seen the rent rise exponentially in the span of 20 plus years.

17 Aug 2019 11:53 AM

Are women in commercial sex work making free choices?

It is not uncommon to find women after a certain period of time resigning to their fates and learning to adjust to their life’s conditions.

31 Jul 2019 2:53 AM


Japan city to shut red-light zone during G20 summit

Japan will host the G20 summit in Osaka on June 28-29, with Donald Trump and China's President among the world leaders expected to attend.

16 May 2019 2:54 PM

Surviving in the shadows

Photographer Sudharak Olwe’s images document the transformation of Mumbai’s oldest red-light district.

30 Sep 2018 6:10 AM

Jack the Ripper's victims were not prostitutes

Historian claims sexist Victorian policemen unfairly labelled the working class women who were murdered.

17 Sep 2018 4:51 PM

Woman tries to sell virginity of friend's teen daughter, jailed

Alina Kukanova was found guilty and jailed for 3.5 years for trying to sell the 13 year-old girl to a wealthy Emirati for the night.

04 Aug 2018 1:32 PM

Lok Sabha passes bill to take on human trafficking

Besides prevention, rescue and rehabilitation, the bill covers aggravated forms of trafficking such as forced labour, begging and marriage.

27 Jul 2018 2:45 AM


Mumbai: 2 sex workers fall to death trying to flee from police during raid

The incident took place at Om Building in D B Marg locality around 10.30 pm on Tuesday night, a police official said.

12 Apr 2018 11:50 AM

A home for all

Transgender activist Gauri Sawant is working hard towards laying the foundation of Aajicha Ghar, a shelter for children of sex workers.

17 Mar 2018 12:16 AM

Of unappealing segments of eternal night

The initial responses to this universal scandal were in some cases disingenuous and disgusting.

17 Feb 2018 3:50 AM

Kolkata: Police rescue teenage runaway girl with help of sex workers

The teenager had run away from home for poor scores in selection of class 10 boards and was given refuge by a sex worker.

29 Dec 2017 4:41 PM

Rising desperation, booming sex trade in Rohingya refugee camps

UN agencies say they have no figures on the numbers of sex workers in the camps to make public.

24 Oct 2017 11:08 AM


Sex workers to wear chef’s cap this Durga Puja

Samarjit Jana, an official of Durbar, told PTI that the training of the sex workers will begin from Monday.

04 Sep 2017 2:29 AM

RPF plans to take police help to remove sex workers from CST

The sex workers tend to be present at the spot from around 10 pm and are there till after 1 am.

18 Aug 2017 1:12 AM

Kolkata: Sonagachi sex-workers celebrate Raksha Bandhan

Ministers and politicians were invited by the organisation that held the event, to celebrate Raksha Bandhan with them.

07 Aug 2017 5:39 PM

Sex workers trained to make notebooks

The members of Enactus Satyawati, who call these sex workers “didi” aim at helping them lead a dignified life without the stigma of prostitution.

06 May 2017 1:43 AM

An imperfect picture

The role of technology is something that can’t be overlooked when it comes to doctoring images.

06 May 2017 12:07 AM