Most sex workers face some form of physical, emotional, sexual and/or economic violence. The police
remains the biggest perpetrator of violence. If sex work remains criminalized, it becomes difficult to
seek redressal against violence.
Sex Workers are entitled to the same protections and constitutional safeguards as everybody else. However, our laws, ended up criminalising sex work either directly or through criminalising other aspects of it.
Collectivization of sex workers is a long & arduous process. We share with you one such successful story of USHA Cooperative. USHA Cooperative was formed in response to the economic and social conditions prevailing in Sonagachi. Within a span of few years USHA has a turnover of 30 Crores...Read More