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Mumbai Red-light Area Gentrifies, Putting Sex Workers at Greater Risk

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, June 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Rising rents and redevelopment are forcing sex workers out of Mumbai’s oldest red-light district, leaving them vulnerable to further exploitation, according to a new report. Police crackdowns and gentrification have pushed most sex workers out of the infamous Kamathipura district to the suburbs, from where

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Classical Indian Dance Helps Trafficking Victims to Heal, Study Shows

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, Feb 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Classical Indian dance could be an effective form of therapy for victims of human trafficking and sexual violence, helping them to overcome their traumatic experiences and gain confidence, a pilot study has shown. The six-month study of 50 female survivors in Kolkata and Mumbai found

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