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In search of a better life, sex workers in Amalner hone their entrepreneurial skills

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.

SC direction to Centre, states on distribution of monthly dry rations, cash transfer to sex workers

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.

Mumbai: Campaign in Kamathipura garners over 700 signatures from residents

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. 

With SOP in place & mandatory use of masks and gloves, business resumes haltingly in Pune's red light area

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.

Maharashtra: Among those set off homeward, sex workers from Bhiwandi

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.

Pune: What’s the point of voting, ask sex workers in Budhwar Peth

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.

Two 'sex workers' die after falling from building during police raid

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.

Hyderabad: 11 arrested for extortion from brothel house organisers

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.

Wish Upon a Star: How Kolkata's sex workers are training for the spotlight

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.

Mumbai paper clip: ‘HIV prevalence among sex workers increasing’

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.