The Sisters of Kamathipura (71 images)

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In South Mumbai's Red-Light Districts there are an estimated 100,000 brothel-based sex workers, most of whom are not there voluntarily. A high proportion of the women and girls working there have been sold into sex work, often by a relative or trusted family friend; others are born into sex work.

Life within the Red-Light Districts is incredibly difficult; poverty, drug & alcohol addiction, gambling, and violence are an everyday reality. These women live on the edge of...
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