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Ardhe Akash Maathyavar: Anthology of Marathi poetry turns an empathetic gaze on life on the fringes
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Ardhe Akash Maathyavar: Anthology of Marathi poetry turns an empathetic gaze on life on the fringes

Dr Shridhar Pawar's experiences in the by-lanes of Kamathipura — with sex workers, impoverished families, queer groups, migrant populations — inform his poetry in Ardhe Akash Maathyavar.

Morari Bapu draws flak for inviting 200 Mumbai sex workers to Ayodhya; Hindu leaders say temple town made impious
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Morari Bapu draws flak for inviting 200 Mumbai sex workers to Ayodhya; Hindu leaders say temple town made impious

Sex workers from Kamathipura, the red light area of Mumbai, were personally invited by Morari Bapu for the religious discourse. Hindu religious leaders have raised objections over the gathering of sex workers in the "pious town of Ayodhya".

Mother's Day in Kamathipura: Women here want their children to be protected from the flesh trade
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Mother's Day in Kamathipura: Women here want their children to be protected from the flesh trade

The mothers of Kamathipura want to see their children lead healthy and safe lives away from the red light district

In Kamathipura's lanes, legalisation of prostitution seems like a faraway debate
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In Kamathipura's lanes, legalisation of prostitution seems like a faraway debate

The narrow lanes of Kamathipura, Mumbai's red light district, seem a long distance away from the debate on legalisation of prostitution raging elsewhere

Five killed, three injured in Mumbai building collapse; several trapped
Mumbai

Five killed, three injured in Mumbai building collapse; several trapped

A three-storey building in Mumbai collapsed on Saturday afternoon, killing two persons and trapping many others, civic officials said

Number of women being trafficked from Bangladesh into Mumbai brothels is rising, says NGO
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Number of women being trafficked from Bangladesh into Mumbai brothels is rising, says NGO

The number of women being trafficked from Bangladesh into Mumbai brothels is rising as part of greater migration from India's eastern neighbour, and police and social groups need to do more to rescue and repatriate them, a charity said on Thursday.