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May 27, 2010 How do sex workers of Kamathipura, India define and explain gender-based violence (GBV) in their day-to-day lives?

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Mr. SS profile: Mr. SS, currently an orphan from the Kamathipura
Mr. SS, currently an orphan from the Kamathipura/ Falkland Rd red light district.
Human trafficking, sex workers and their plights
Kamathipura and Sonagachi: famous red light areas in India. • Problems sex workers face in these areas. – Inhumane treatment (in their own words).
Fallen Angels.
madams—while madams often keep their sex workers in debt servitude, they also give them affection as well as protection from clients and police.
My sister next?
Kamathipura red light district of Bombay. The antiquity of trafficking may be murky , Kamathipura, Pilla House and Falkland Road.
Kamathipura, Falkland Road and other red light areas. It was the most amazing sight!

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Arundhati Roy was my first heroine: Raghuvir Yadav
For 10 days, we shot the guerilla way in Kamathipura (the oldest red light district in Mumbai). The camera would be hidden somewhere while we would shoot without anyone even understanding that filming was in progress.
'Provide rooms for Kamathipura child care centre in 15 days'
MUMBAI: The civic education department has been given a deadline of 15 days to provide an alternative space for the Kamathipura children's night care centre.
No care centre for sex workers' kids
The child-till recently attending the Kamathipura municipal school-has been pleading with her keepers to send her back home so she can go to school and act in play on Independence Day.
Beautiful Thing, By Sonia Faleiro
When the girls are "frustrated with the limited possibilities of their lives" in Bombay's Mira Road, they escape to the red-light district of Kamathipura; but escape in this world only leads to further forms of entrapment.
Youngster held for stealing laptops at Gowliguda
Y Gangadhar, deputy commissioner of police (East Zone) said Afzalgunj police raided the Indain lodge in Nampally and arrested Pembarthi Mahendra, a native of Kamathipura, Mumbai who had stolen laptops from an Aadhaar centre at Gowliguda.

Suggested Web Resources

Kamathipura - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kamathipura (also spelled Kamthipura) (Marathi: कामाठीपुरा) is Mumbai's oldest and the world's largest red-light district.
Mumbai Kamathipura Red light district - YouTube
Jul 19, 2008 Cabdrive through Asia's and probably the world's biggest red light district, april the 21nd of 2008.
The Hindu : The ironies of Kamathipura
Jun 3, 2001 It takes time to absorb the colours and meaning of Kamathipura, Mumbai's infamous red-light area.
Kamathipura seduces land sharks
Prostitutes of Kamathipura

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