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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

Sex worker

Nov 18, 2019 13:34
The section 5 (1) (d) of the Immoral Trafficking (Prevention) Act, 1956, under which they were convicted, pertains to the punishment of anyone who “causes or induces a person to carry on prostitution.” read more
Oct 18, 2019 21:33
This week’s reading list includes a graphic retelling of a terrible conflict, a chronicle of the lives of three generations of sex workers, and a collection of stories from the tea plantations of south India read more
Sep 01, 2019 04:59
The first murder was reported on August 6, when a woman’s body was found stuffed in a gunny bag in southwest Delhi’s Sagarpur. The suspect, her husband, has been arrested from Kolkata. read more
Aug 09, 2019 14:34
Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta had reportedly begun shooting with Mahesh Bhatt for Sadak 2. The film also stars Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sanjay Dutt. read more
Jul 12, 2019 17:14
Until we learn to accept differences in culture, food habits, sexual orientations, and ways of life, we will never truly become an egalitarian society. read more
May 17, 2019 11:54
Speaking of the adverse effect it has had on their sales, the shopkeepers say the brothels kept women buyers off the area. Now the market will be like any other in the city, after seizing of 15 brothels. read more
May 03, 2019 19:01
Melinda Gates’ first book documents how she evolved from a career woman to a mother to one of the world’s biggest champions of gender equity read more
May 03, 2019 12:09
Narrating their plight, Atul said that a sex worker’s daughter who is a student of Class 3 was advised to not attend school until she had her uniform. read more
Apr 18, 2019 02:37
The sex workers complain about lack of recognition of their profession under the labour laws, “rampant misuse” of the Immoral Traffic Prevention Act and meagre rehabilitation programmes offered by the government. read more
Mar 15, 2019 15:33
Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is by empowering those most affected by it. Ashok Alexander’s personal pilgrimage into the twilight world of HIV in India read more
Jan 30, 2019 07:29
The case shocked all of Canada, and especially the gay community. It sparked a massive investigation in Toronto, the country’s largest city, at dozens of properties where McArthur had worked. read more
Dec 01, 2018 17:32
Ashok Alexander, who headed the Gates Foundation’s HIV\/AIDS prevention programme Avahan for over 10 years, has mentioned in his book true stories of the lives of sex workers in India that are about finding hope and redemption amid heartbreak and des... read more
Nov 23, 2018 15:46
They started receiving inappropriate phone calls and messages from unknown numbers on October 3. The next day, the woman shared the entire episode on the Facebook page of Kolkata Police and lodged a complaint with the cyber cell. read more
Nov 15, 2018 12:39
The Paris Snap! festival’s approach sought to increase political visibility for prostitutes with exhibitions and performances with titles such as Whores and Feminists and Sex Work Is Work. read more
Nov 02, 2018 08:50
The Bench said the trial court had rightly held that “even if the allegations of the accused that the woman is of immoral character are taken to be correct, the same does not give any right to the accused persons to commit rape on her against her co... read more