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Kolkata sex workers get bank accounts
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Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
One of Asia's largest red light districts, Sonagachi will next month roll out an experimental project for providing HIV-preventive medicine to sex workers in what will be the first such initiative in the country.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
The Calcutta High Court today allowed sex workers of Sonagachi, considered Asia's largest red light area, to take on rent a community hall for organising their Durga Puja.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Thursday July 23, 2015
"I had no choice but to do this kind of work," says Maiya in a soul stirring video that traces her journey as a sex worker in Kolkata to working as a supervisor in a soap-making company.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 26, 2015
Sex workers of Kolkata's Sonagachi, considered Asia's largest red light area, will launch an awareness campaign against drug use among customers.
Kolkata News | Agencies | Sunday August 17, 2014
Sex workers in Sonagachi, Kolkata's largest red light area, have been asked not to entertain customers from Africa, who are regular visitors to the place, in the wake of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 23, 2013
Retired sex workers from Asia's largest red-light district of Kolkata's Sonagachi would soon be rehabilitated in a new home.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 10, 2013
Sex workers adorning weapons and ornaments to Goddess Durga idol for the first time at Sonagachi (Red light area) on the occasion of Durga puja, in Kolkata
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 23, 2013
Five years of rigorous training and the much-needed motivation have borne fruit for two 18-year-olds who will represent India in the Homeless World Cup.