Sex trafficking

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
Hannah Norling, head of marketing and communications, My Choices Foundation. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<br /><br />

Using tech for women welfare

4 min read . 11 May 2016
Dasra, along with organizations such as the UK’s Hummingbird Trust and Japan’s Kamonohashi Project, find that as many as 40% trafficked girls in the sex trade are adolescents and 15% are below the age of 15. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint<br /><br />

The human cost of sex trafficking

10 min read . 05 Sep 2014
Monali Thakur in a still from Nagesh Kukunoor’s new film ‘Lakshmi’<br />

Film Review | Lakshmi

1 min read . 21 Mar 2014