Author : Sumit Chaturvedi


Social support must for sex workers to challenge structural barriers that makes them vulnerable

Social support must for sex workers to challenge structural barriers that makes them vulnerable

Aug 09,2016 , 10:45 AM IST | News Analysis
A fifth of female sex workers live with violence, attacked four times a month, on average, according to an analysis of data on 109,366 such workers, gathered over six months to September 2015 by Swasti Health Resource Centre, a Bengaluru-based nonprofit, as part of its work under the Avahan initiative (Phase 3). Those with more clients and income were more likely to be attacked, the data reveals,