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Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], August 21 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a reminder to the West Bengal's Secretary of Department of Women and Child Development and Social Welfare to expedite the work of conducting a survey along with Indian Institute of Science over the con
Updated : 7 months ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 29 (ANI): The Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, in association with Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Monday organised a vaccination camp for empowering sex workers at Sonagachi in Kolkata.
Updated : 8 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Saturday sought a report from the chief secretary of the West Bengal government on the policies framed to prevent sex trade at Asia's largest red-light area, Sonagachi in West Bengal.
Updated : 11 months ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 25 (ANI): As the entire state is gearing up to brace for 2021 Assembly elections very soon, the sex workers residing in dingy lanes of Sonagachi -- Asia's oldest and largest red-light area -- are not very hopeful for some tectonic shift in their liv
Updated : 11 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 31 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Sunday directed the Chief Secretary of West Bengal to submit a detailed report on the policy framed to "check and prevent" the sex-trade and brothels in Sonagachi area in Kolkata within the next 1
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Mar 30 (ANI): Amid nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus, the sex workers in Sonagachi, a red-light area in North Kolkata, are facing a huge financial crisis with many of them not being able to feed their families.
Updated : 4 years, 5 months ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], August 7 (ANI) :On the eve of Raksha Bandhan ,sex workers of Sonagachi , Kolkata ,tied Rakhi around the waist of passerby, in the hope of receiving equal respect in society.
Kolkata/New Delhi [India], Nov. 17 (ANI): The Centre's radical move to abolish large bank notes has severely affected the business of sex workers in Sonagachi- India's largest red light district, in West Bengal capital Kolkata.