October 08, 2020 12:38 am
Meanwhile, Rosie (name changed), another CSW from the region, said she was interested in becoming a retailer of centering plates, which are used in the construction of buildings.
September 22, 2020 8:00 pm
Senior advocate Jayant Bhushan, who has been appointed as Amicus curiae to assist the court in the matter, submitted that the plight of sex workers could be solved if they were provided ration cards without insisting on identity proof.
September 06, 2020 12:18 pm
The locals also cited a study released in June by the Harvard Medical School and the Yale School of Medicine which projected 4,00,000 Covid-19 infections and 12,000 among workers and residents in India’s red light areas in the space of a year if brothels are allowed to re-open.
June 23, 2020 6:11 pm
Throughout the lockdown, over 2,000 commercial sex workers (CSWs) were being provided ration in a coordinated effort by the local police and various NGOs working for the welfare of the women.
June 03, 2020 5:46 am
"After the lockdown, work came to a complete stop. There were no clients and we were also scared... what if someone whom we meet was infected?” the 28-year-old woman said over the phone from her home in Jharkhand.
October 16, 2019 1:26 am
Tejaswi Sevekari, in charge of sex workers’ collective Saheli, said fearing more police raids, many sex workers had left the area. They have started working in other areas at lower rates, she said.
April 11, 2018 6:35 pm
Two of the women tried to escape by climbing down from a third-floor window with the help of a rope, he said. However, while climbing down, they slipped and fell.
June 09, 2016 7:46 pm
Arrested people conducted fake sting operation on Brothel Houses and extorted money. One of the person arrested is a senior official of a local news web portal. The channel paid money to encourage such extortion.
March 20, 2016 1:57 pm
Sex workers in Kolkata respond to a new workshop with gusto. It doesn’t teach them how to make papad, but primes them for a career in TV.
February 23, 2016 6:41 am
The paper states that there has been a dispersal of sex work with the sex-trade management adapting by becoming more hidden and mobile, leading to increased vulnerability.