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Feb 16, 2019
In the Company of WomenAs imperial Britain’s cantonments swelled with men raised from across the country, with artillery, with Baker and Brunsfield rifles, they swelled, too, with an army of prostitutes
Jan 20, 2019
SC allows dance bars in Maharashtra: Govt's attempts to shut down dance bars show its specious morality, distorted prioritiesThe Supreme Court has struck down the attempts of the state government of Maharashtra to shut down dance bars.
Dec 18, 2018
New anti-trafficking bill awaits Rajya Sabha nod; activists laud focus on rehabilitation, preventive measuresOver 12,000 survivors of human trafficking have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the passing of the new anti-trafficking bill — Persons in Trafficking Bill (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill — by the Rajya Sabha in the Winter Session of the Parliament
Dec 17, 2018
India's anti-trafficking bill could be made stronger by looking to local systems that help prevent forced prostitutionSex workers can be government partners in the fight against human trafficking — but only if they are not its targets.
Aug 20, 2018
Winds of change blow in Uttar Pradesh's Nat Purwa village where prostitution is tradition, source of income for familiesWith a population of around 5,000, located 72 km from Lucknow, Nat Purwa in Uttar Pradesh has a long history of prostitution. it is a hereditary occupation, passed down for generations.
Jun 03, 2018
TV actress Sangeetha, known for her role in Tamil show Vani Rani, accused of prostitutionSangeetha was reportedly found involved in prostitution, at a private resort at Panayur in Chennai.
Apr 08, 2018
Prostitution goes hi-tech in Kerala: Study finds transactions being carried out through smartphone appsProstitution in Kerala has turned hi-tech with business transactions being carried out via smartphones and apps, according to a new study.
Feb 12, 2018
Oxfam deputy head Penny Lawrence resigns after Haiti sex scandal, says she is ashamed, 'takes full responsibility'The deputy chief executive of Oxfam Penny Lawrence resigned over the British charity's handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti involving its staff members and allegations of similar behaviour in Chad
Jan 05, 2018
'Muktir Alo' aimed to economically liberate the women of Sonagachi. Did it succeed?Muktir Alo — launched with great optimism in 2016 — was supposed to provide the women of Sonagachi, Asia's largest red-light district, an alternative career in the film/TV industry. Nearly two years later, what has it achieved?
Nov 17, 2017
Rohingya camps becoming target for traffickers, young girls being enticed with promises of job, marriage: aid agenciesRohingya refugees are willing to take whatever comes their way — and many have fallen prey to traffickers, according to the aid agencies.