Sex workers

On the periphery

India’s sex workers were vulnerable even before the pandemic.

| Dec 09, 2020

The feminist and the sex worker

Despite decades of tension between feminists and sex workers, it is finally becoming clear that the former has much to learn from the latter.

| Aug 15, 2010

The embrace of Mumbai

The siren call of Bombay attracts the rich and poor throughout Southasia, including large numbers of women from Nepal and Bangladesh. While some are dragged under by the vicious subculture of manipulation and forced labour, …

| Aug 01, 2006

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