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 u...
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...
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 com...
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'...