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State of Sex Workers, Widows in India Problematic: Activist

State of Sex Workers, Widows in India Problematic: Activist

18:27 IST Sex workers peep out of a window in Mumbai's Kamathipura, considered Asia's largest red light district. Kolkata: Dutch activist Saskia Wieringa, known for her work on women's same-sex relations and women's empowerment, today described ... NDTV, 3 weeks ago

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Times of India

Facebook post raises over Rs 5 lakh for Kamathipura girls

MUMBAI: Late last month, 16 teenaged girls, born and raised in Kamathipura, some of them the daughters of sex workers and victims of trafficking, were suddenly evicted from their building in Andheri. It's a familiar story for the girls from India's ...
 Times of India1 month ago Girls from Kamathipura do Mumbai proud but struggle to find a home  Mid Day1 month ago
The Hindu

A forceful entry

Tahir Bhasin, who has been signed for Force 2, says we have evolved from the time of Gabbar and Mogambo. It was a Rani Mukerji film but it was Tahir Bhasin who got the mileage out of Mardaani as the evil boy next door. Tahir stood up to Mukerji as ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

5 largest red light areas in India

1. GB Road (Delhi): The place is known for the hundreds of brothels along the streets. From illegal trafficking to AIDS awareness, the area always remain in controversy for various reasons. 2. Sonagachi (Kolkata): The largest red light area in ...
 News24online1 week ago

Learning from women and girls of Mumbai's red-light district

Shanoor Seervaiarrived in2009 at one of Mumbai's most notorious red-light districts as a young volunteer. The months she spent working with children of sex workers exposed her to the violence and despair that women there endure every day. Years ...
 Humanosphere3 weeks ago

Mumbai, a city that never sleeps ?

By Indranil MUKHERJEE "I was on my way to a hospital to donate blood for a friend's relative when I saw this man just sleeping. I waited for a taxi to pass so that could have a Mumbai context" (AFP / Indranil Mukherjee) MUMBAI, September ...
 AFP3 weeks ago

India's Facebook storytellers

Facebook storytellers of India By Vikas Pandey BBC Monitoring 7 September 2015 From the section India Image copyright Humans of Bombay Image caption Saira says she found a voice and strength after intense therapy Brandon Stanton's ...
 BBC4 weeks ago
Mid Day

CM Devendra Fadnavis extends support to Vivek Oberoi's initiative

Prev By Anirban Das | Posted 1 hour State premier Devendra Fadnavis extends support to Vivek Oberoi's initiative of opening shelter home for the children of sex workers in Mumbai Vivek Oberoi has enjoyed a rapport with Devendra Fadnavis ...
 Mid Day1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Cause of the girl child is close to my heart: Vivek Oberoi

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi, who has been involved in many social causes in the past, will soon build a centre that will provide shelter, education, food and healthcare to the daughters of Mumbai's sex workers. Backed by the actor's One Foundation, ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Kashmir Observer

The Forgotten Forays of a Foreign Journalist into Kashmir

Justine Hardy's books on India need to be re-read as much for their exploration of a world left behind as for their predictions. THERE is a page in Justine Hardy's fourth book about India where the author enters a shop inside the Lake Palace ...
 Kashmir Observer1 month ago
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