Sex worker

kranti NGO rehabilitates children of sex workers
Democracy

Urgent appeal for help for NGO working for daughters of sex workers

Kranti is an organization in Mumbai working to rehabilitate girls between ages 13 and 19 from Kamathipura (Mumbai’s red light area) by providing them residential accommodation, therapy, sports travel …. and a reason to rise beyond their limits and change the world. Girls here are daughters of sex workers and victims of trafficking rising above […]

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Photo of a prostitute by Capitan Giona
National

India should have a sex industry

The collective sexuality of the nation is still very Victorian, and now moving toward worse Victorian. Moral judgments around sex are such that sex is near dead beyond the instinctive “itch” that gets tittered about by frustrated women or blustered about by equally frustrated men. I think we need to accept that sex exists, lots of […]

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Photo of a prostitute by Capitan Giona
Women's rights

Prostitution, sex trafficking, sexual slavery and personal autonomy

A pro-choice response to an article Taslima Nasreen wrote calling for the abolishment of prostitution: Sex Slavery Must be Abolished While Taslima Nasreen and I both share a concern for women’s rights and I have absolutely no quarrel with sex trafficking or slavery being abolished, we are very different in the solutions we find acceptable […]

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