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Feb 02, 2017
Women groups say no to prostitution ban: Why viewing India's sex workers as victims needs a reviewThe government and NGOs’ myopic approach to prostitution often portrays the sex worker as a victim as opposed to acknowledging sex workers’ agency and right to livelihood.
Oct 13, 2016
SC ruling that sex workers can’t cry rape is dictated by morality not legal reasoningThis thinking also leaves sex workers no representation over a criminal law against rape that should apply to them, in spite of what they do for a living.
Apr 07, 2016
Watch: This Imtiaz Ali short film is a masterclass in smart, non-judgmental filmmakingIt's a simple film, with an interesting concept. That's Imtiaz Ali for you, ladies and gents.
Mar 30, 2016
Our demands have not been fulfilled, say unhappy sex workers in West Bengal; want concrete steps this poll seasonAs West Bengal prepares to vote in a few days, sex-workers in the state despair over the unfulfilled promises made to them by political parties in the preceding elections and say they want "concrete" measures this time.
Dec 08, 2015
Maharashtra sex workers survive on one meal a day to donate Rs 1 lakh for Chennai aidSex workers from Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district dipped into their savings and survived on just one meal a day to collect Rs 1 lakh as a donation towards relief work in rain-ravaged Chennai.
Oct 03, 2015
Pilot projects for single-window help to sex workers proves successfulTwo pilot schemes to help sex workers access basic government schemes have worked well, It is time to scale them up.
Aug 30, 2015
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis supports Vivek Oberoi's ONE Foundation eventBollywood actor Vivek Oberoi, who has been involved in many social causes in the past, will soon build a centre that will provide shelter, education, food and healthcare to the daughters of Mumbai’s sex workers.
Aug 12, 2015
Delhi court acquits four of gangrape after sex worker admits to false complaintFour men have been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charge of raping a woman after she admitted she was a sex worker and had lodged a false complaint in a fit of rage.
Aug 12, 2015
Amnesty International votes in favor of decriminalising sex tradeAmnesty International on Tuesday voted in favour of adopting a policy supporting the decriminalisation of prostitution in the face of intense criticism over the highly controversial move.
Jan 21, 2015
Kiran Bedi or Kejriwal: It doesn't really make a difference for Delhi's sex workersCome elections, leaders of all parties make a beeline for infamous prostitutes lane which they would avoid in normal times.