Mumbai News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday May 16, 2015
Residents of Mumbai's Kamathipura, considered Asia's largest red light district, have mounted a campaign to place a curb on the sex trade in the area. Sex workers however have expressed helplessness, even as activists claim the move would only open up the area to property developers.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh, Edited by Aashna Harjani | Wednesday May 13, 2015
A group of 13 girls from Mumbai's largest red-light area, Kamathipura, will undertake a five city tour to the US beginning May 12 to perform a play, titled Lal Batti.
India News | Adrija Bose | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Her photo accompanies her short blog; her name does not. She has been the focus of media attention for her earlier accomplishments, some of which she refers to on Facebook.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Sheetal Jain was born to a sex worker in Kamathipura, but she did not let her address define her; the 19-year-old will now pursue her passion for drumming at a music school in Washington DC
Alpan Saxena | Sunday September 1, 2013
The makers of Kamathipura, a movie on sex workers, are trying to rope in actress Konkana Sen Sharma to play the lead role.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday February 7, 2012
It can't get more global. Three Americans climbing a mountain in Africa to help sex workers of Kamathipura in Mumbai.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday January 16, 2012
A two-month-old baby was stolen from Girgaum and later sold for Rs 12,000 to a brothel keeper in Kamathipura. Police managed to recover the baby and arrest the culprits on Sunday. Officials believe the gang used to steal infants regularly and traffic them in the red-light area. They are now investigating the matter to find more details into the pre...
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday October 19, 2011
An unsuspecting woman on the verge of being thrust head-long into a life of prostitution found unexpected and unlikely saviours in the form of Commercial Sex Workers (CSW) in Mumbai's oldest red-light area, Kamathipura. Their presence of mind and compassion resulted in the arrest of a human trafficker, who was trying to sell off his new bride to a ...
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday September 14, 2011
A 19-year-old girl had a narrow escape after she heard her boyfriend having a conversation with a stranger at Kamathipura, Mumbai's Red Light Area. The girl, a nurse, had accompanied her boyfriend Sameer Mohammed Ali Shaikh, on Monday to meet Shaikh's parents and seek their approval for marriage. But to her horror she discovered that Shaikh had con...