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The porn dilemma. To ban, or not to ban, is the question.

The porn debate is hitting public consciousness (read browsers) with a vengeance. Even as the Chief Justice of India’s refusal to pass an interim order banning porn made reassuring headlines, reports of porn sites being inaccessible started hitting social media. Chief Justice of India HL Dattu had said in early July, “Such interim orders cannot …

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kranti NGO rehabilitates children of sex workers

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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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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