October 08, 2018 6:20 pm
The graffiti, painted on a 300 feet long stretch of road in Ahiritola area, tells the tale of hardships and the circumstances that force a woman to get into the flesh trade.
July 04, 2017 8:14 am
A cooperative bank run by sex workers, Usha Multipurpose Co-operative Society Ltd — the largest of its kind in India — provides sanitary napkins and condoms to thousands of sex workers at a subsidy. The bank has 30,222 members from Sonagachi and other red-light areas of Bengal.
June 02, 2017 1:16 am
The Police has lodged a murder case while the fruit seller who used to live with the diseased sex worker is missing.
November 10, 2015 10:53 am
The feasibility project recently received clearance from the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) and Union Health Ministry and is likely to commence in December.
September 24, 2013 2:03 am
The petition has been filed by Durbar Mahila Samanway Samiti,an NGO working in the red light area.
April 27, 2011 2:39 am
By invoking prostitution,CPM MP Anil Basu has offended not just the Trinamool Congress but sex workers too.
October 14, 2010 12:42 pm
We don't care if this ritual is obliterated,an incensed prostitute said.