Sex Worker Advocates Score Victory Against Stigmatization in India

05/03/2009 at 05:23 Leave a comment

 Indian demonstrationAfter months of speculation and stress, sex workers rights advocates have reason to celebrate this International Sex Workers Rights Day.  Last week, the Cabinet failed to approve an amendment to India’s Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Bill that would have further stigmatized sex workers by criminalizing the purchase of sexual services.

PLRI member Meena Seshu from CASAM has been featured on a number of blogs explaining more about the Bill and the negative consequences of criminalising the clients of sex workers.

Read more on the Reproductive Health Reality Check blog…

Read more on Akimbo the International Women’s Health Coalition blog…

Read more on the Bound not Gagged blog…

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