The illicit trade in flesh transgresses borders and transports humans around the world. Photo: iStockphoto

Using data to fight modern slavery

4 min read . 01 Nov 2017
Self-styled ‘godman’ Atish Patil. Photo: Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti

The false godmen of Maharashtra

9 min read . 05 Aug 2017
The practice of hiring freelancers or gig workers has been prevalent in the US and European countries for a while. Photo: iStock

The conundrums of a gig economy

4 min read . 01 Aug 2017
The activists see voluntary sex work as potentially empowering—it could place women at the heads of their households—while the abolitionists say everyone in the trade is a victim of patriarchal exploitation.  Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

Activists versus abolitionists

4 min read . 07 Feb 2017
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