Tag: SEX WORKER
The coronavirus pandemic has indeed taken a toll on the lives of sex workers, making them further vulnerable to exploitation and this calls for immediate changes in sex trade policy response.
Indian sex workers working at Asia’s largest red light area of Sonagachi, Kolkata find themselves crushed under the burden of loans, making them further vulnerable to exploitation and marginalisation.
The pandemic has left sex workers in India with little or no sources of livelihood, the SC’s directive to provide them financial and food based aid may prove to be a respite in these thing times.
The lockdown and absence of work has unleashed unprecedented difficulties on India’s sex workers and their children. With no governmental support and social security, they stare at a dark future.
Indian sex workers are struggling to sustain as the lockdown has put an end to their trade, in the absence of financial aid and social security, what will the fate of these daughters of the brothel look like?
Elif Shafak’s 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World, lends voice to those at the margins.