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Andhra Pradesh may criminalise 'sex buying': Proposed law will skew balance of power against sex workers
India

Andhra Pradesh may criminalise 'sex buying': Proposed law will skew balance of power against sex workers

On the face of it, criminalising buying sex may sound like a good plan. But some sex workers’ rights activists working on the ground are extremely angry and concerned.

GST ke side effects in Sonagachi: Kolkata's sex workers hit by 12 percent tariff on sanitary pads
India

GST ke side effects in Sonagachi: Kolkata's sex workers hit by 12 percent tariff on sanitary pads

Kolkata: The 12 percent GST on sanitary napkins imposed under the new tax regime has put sex workers of Sonagachi, Asia's largest red light area, in a spot, threatening to put the clock back when they were averse to using the pads.

X-ray-enabled age test to prevent teenagers getting into prostitution in West Bengal
Life

X-ray-enabled age test to prevent teenagers getting into prostitution in West Bengal

A sex workers' organisation is using X-Ray test as a tool to determine the age of the girls who are about to join flesh trade in West Bengal

Eight Indian boys from Asia’s largest red light district head to international football tournament
Sports

Eight Indian boys from Asia’s largest red light district head to international football tournament

Youth football player Yakub Ali swells with pride at the idea of putting a smile on his mother's face back in Asia's biggest red light district.