Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

sex worker


Why Supreme Court’s acknowledgement of sex work as a profession is welcome

May 30, 2022 6:46 pm

It could help challenge the institutional barriers that prevent sex workers from accessing basic rights and equality

Voice of sex workers, Jana loses Covid battle

May 10, 2021 3:41 am

Jana had founded the Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC) which works for the welfare of sex workers in Kolkata. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled the death.

NGOs and experts mourn loss of Dr Smarajit Jana, who worked for rights of sex workers

May 10, 2021 3:38 am

Dr Jana passed away in Kolkata on Saturday.

Sex worker approaches Delhi High Court for missing daughter

May 17, 2018 2:41 am

The mother, who was trafficked from Assam and forced into prostitution, said that she was surviving with limited means had made every effort to educate her daughter so she could stand on her feet.

Two women dead: Sex workers’ body writes to CM Fadnavis, seeks high-level investigation

April 14, 2018 11:57 am

“There is a growing feeling that police raids in so-called sex work locations in Mumbai have not been carried out in accordance with the law but have been motivated by extraneous and ulterior factors such as nexus with real estate and builder lobby,” the letter read.

Man calls live-in partner a ‘call girl’, earns SC rebuke

May 06, 2015 12:36 am

The man had appealed against an order by the Bombay HC, directing him to pay maintenance to the live-in partner.

Passport a ‘tall order’ for daughters of sex workers in city

December 18, 2014 4:37 am

Hosnani is probably the only Indian to have been selected for the programme which goes on for over three months.

Sex worker beaten up, strips to highlight police inaction

March 04, 2014 3:00 am

Commercial sex worker Prema Shaikh was allegedly beaten up by five men suffered contusions on her arms, abdomen and back.

Sex worker kills another by throwing acid on her

January 21, 2014 2:12 am

Radha wanted to disfigure Shalini and attacked her when she was with a customer in Kottayam city on Friday, said police.

Gang of robbers using sex worker to lure victims held

December 12, 2013 5:32 am

The police claimed the accused engaged a sex worker to attract victims.