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Sonagachhi
People  /  Published 30.08.22

UPenn professor and Kolkata boy logs the lives of Sonagachi workers for two decades

I am not their spokesperson, just a collaborator and an ally: Toorjo Ghose...
By Vedant Karia

News  /  Published 28.07.22

Odia trafficking survivor rescued at 13 in Kolkata, compensated at 19

The girl, now 19, finally got the money on Monday, six years after she landed in the red-light district in Kolkata from Odisha...
By Debraj Mitra

People  /  Published 11.06.22

I went to a red-light district, and found more than sex

Conversations in a building in Sonagachi on a rainy evening...
By Vedant Karia

Events  /  Published 05.05.22

Sonagachhi sees torch rally to recognise sex work as a labour form

The rally organised by the Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee was attended by 1,500 sex workers, transpeople and allies...
By Vedant Karia

News  /  Published 08.03.22

Play on rights of sex workers

Women’s group comes together to spread message...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 20.12.21

Kolkata street kids forget their struggles & celebrate Xmas

One hundred and seventy girls, aged between three and 14, participated in a workshop where they could have fun...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 21.01.21

Trafficked Bangla girl to return home

She was rescued from Sonagachhi on May 30, 2017, by police and has since been living at a rehabilitation centre...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.11.20

Free ration to 1,000 Sonagachhi women

Each of them got 10kg of rice and 2kg of daal...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.19

Kartik ‘mothered’ by women of red-light zones

The festivities continue for three nights culminating in collective dancing and feasting each evening till next morning...
By Soumitra Das in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.19

Blessing of right at Sonagachhi puja

Some writers, artistes and social workers organised games at the puja on Dashami...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta


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