Sonagachi randi behaviour
Two weeks of intensive counselling takes place to ascertain whether these women are minors, and whether they have been trafficked.Minors are handed over to the state government and reunited with families.My only fear is that my son will find out about my work. God wanted me to bear the burden of raising my five siblings and care for my parents. But now, I have no one and my earnings have dwindled. " By forming a collective of sex workers, Durbar empowered them to say no to sex without condoms.
Yes, we can work as domestic help to support our families. Money is the only thing that assures self-respect in society," Das said."They call me a 'flying' sex worker because I go back home at night and do not stay in Sonagachi.
By the time they are in their mid-twenties, they are at the dead end”.
In modern India different kinds of prostitution is prevailing apart from prostitutes in brothel there are: · Street prostitutes · Bar dancers · Call girls · Religious prostitutes · Escort girls · Road side brothel · Child prostitutes · Gimmick prostitutes · Beat prostitutes # Formal education should be made available to those victims who are still within the school going age, while non-formal education should be made accessible to adults # The Central and State Governments in partnership with non-governmental organizations should provide gender sensitive market driven vocational training to all those rescued victims who are not interested in education # Rehabilitation and reintegration of rescued victims being a long-term Recruitment of adequate number of trained counselors and social workers in institutions/homes run by the government independently or in collaboration with non-governmental organizations # Awareness generation and legal literacy on economic rights, particularly for women and adolescent girls should be taken up.
There are around 2.8 million prostitutes in the country and their number is increasing, as informed by Lok Sabha.
Most of the girls are brought from Nepal and Bangladesh.”Young girls are trafficked from Nepal to brothels in Mumbai and Kolkata at an average age of twelve.