Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

sex workers


Hyderabad: 11 arrested for extortion from brothel house organisers

June 09, 2016 7:38 pm

Arrested people conducted fake sting operation on Brothel Houses and extorted money. One of the person arrested is a senior official of a local news web portal. The channel paid money to encourage such extortion.

Wish Upon a Star: How Kolkata's sex workers are training for the spotlight

March 20, 2016 12:00 am

Sex workers in Kolkata respond to a new workshop with gusto. It doesn’t teach them how to make papad, but primes them for a career in TV.

Mumbai paper clip: ‘HIV prevalence among sex workers increasing’

February 23, 2016 6:41 am

The paper states that there has been a dispersal of sex work with the sex-trade management adapting by becoming more hidden and mobile, leading to increased vulnerability.

‘Suraksha’ to keep a tab on reproductive health of sex workers

August 24, 2015 8:04 am

Tejasvi Sevekari which is a community-based organisation sex workers in the city, said the mapping started in mid-June and the number of brothels is expected to be at least 440 this time.

100 sex workers to be trained to record problems

May 21, 2015 5:33 am

Community-based organisation Saheli holds programme to help them note down details of health, harassment issues they encounter

Delhi Polls: Sex workers vote in hope of legalisation

February 07, 2015 8:39 pm

More than 1,500 sex workers in the red light district of GB Road had enrolled their names on electoral rolls.

Sex workers disapprove of affidavit filed before SC

August 12, 2012 7:23 pm

'Sex workers are devoid of dignity and all sex workers should be rehabilitated by all means'

Australia court rules that motels can’t ban sex workers

August 09, 2012 12:24 am

Sex workers have the right to operate from motel rooms in an Australian state,a court said after finding the owner’s refusal to rent to a sex worker was discriminatory.

Not encouraging prostitution: SC

July 27, 2012 1:34 am

The Supreme Court made it clear that its mandate to the Central and state governments on drafting schemes for the welfare and rehabilitation of sex workers

Most Indian female sex workers do not reveal HIV status to sex partners

July 24, 2012 4:23 pm

The findings currently appear online in the journal AIDS and Behavior.