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A Success Story: From Mumbai's infamous red-light district to ...

Mumbai: Shweta Katti, who grew up in Mumbai's red light district of Kamathipura, made her first breakthrough when she got through New York's Bard College, who offered her a scholarship of $30,000. Now there is another reason to celebrate; she has ... Daily Bhaskar, 1 week ago

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Mumbai Mirror

Friends for a cause

Amid the labyrinthine alleys of Grant Road, home to Mumbai's taboo neighbourhood of Kamathipura, a large community hall holds hope. The chatter travels outside on to the street as a young volunteer narrates stories to half a dozen children who ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago

A lifeline for girls in Kamathipura

Apne Aap is a home away from home for young girls in a forbidden town
 DNA1 month ago

Sex Worker's Daughter to Study Drumming in US

Sheetal Jain was born to a sex worker in Kamathipura, but she did not let her address define her;
 INooz2 weeks ago Banish stereotypes against children of sex workers  Mid Day2 weeks ago Mumbai girl drums her way from red-light area to USA school  Mid Day2 weeks ago Sex Worker's Daughter to Study in US  NDTV2 weeks ago

Those forgotten corners of Grant Road

If statistics tell a story, it is a grim one. In 2007, the ministry of women and child development (WCD) said there are over three million women sex workers in India, with over a third entering the trade before they turn 18. According to ...
 Millennium Post5 days ago

Sex work and the city

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Bangalore ranks second among 53 megacities in the number of cases booked under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act Bangalore recorded the second highest number of cases under the Immoral Traffic ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

When Ab Tak Chappan meets Sin City

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Mumbai Confidential, Saurav Mohapatra TOPICS Mumbai Confidential is born. Writer Saurav Mohapatra talks about the genesis of the gritty graphic novel and his fascination for noir Saurav Mohapatra's ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

The doctor who reclaims stolen lives

Anup Patel tells Chaya Babu that he is bound by a sense of duty to help the country of his birth fight the menace of human trafficking Anup Patel is a doctor. He does plastic and reconstructive surgery in New Haven, Connecticut. He went to medical school at Yale, and he also happens to have an MBA from there. If that seems pretty average for an Indian American, then add to the list that he is co-founder of a human rights organisation in India that aims to provide education and health care to ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Caged until 'broken': life for Mumbai's prostitutes

Hazel Thompson gains access to a brothel in the Indian city of Mumbai, where trafficked girls are kept in cages like slaves to stop them running away - and only allowed out to have sex with customers. It was pitch black as I stumbled through the ...
 Channel 42 weeks ago
DNA India

For a good cause

The fashion community comes together in true 'Sahachari' style for the lesser privileged A design by Anju Modi 'Sahachari' literally translates as 'holding hands to move forward'. And that is exactly what this group of dynamic women at ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
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