News Articles About KSWU's Work

NGOs, unions push for passage of bill

The Times of India, Jun 17, 2017, Sreemoyee Chatterjee

The controversial Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill, 2017, has received support from non-profit organizations and workers' unions representing various strata of society.

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Karnataka: Decriminalise prostitution, give us welfare, say sex workers

Deccan Chronicle, Mar 19, 2017

The committee recently submitted its report to the government and the union members are not happy with the report.

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Survey triggers concern among sex workers

The New Indian Express, Mar 19, 2017, Suraksha P

Karnataka Sex Workers’ Union members on Saturday protested at Town Hall demanding the recommendations of Dr Jayamala Ramachandra committee to be made public. The union alleged that over 17,000 sex workers were interviewed through a 169-question questionnaire that asked irrelevant questions and could also jeopardise their security.

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At Cubbon Park, women stand up to be counted

The Hindu, Jan 30, 2017, Cinthya Anand

They narrate stories of grit and resilience at the Bengaluru leg of One Billion Rising

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Include us in the consultation of drafting Trafficking of Persons Bill, 2016, say sex workers

DNA, Jun 27, 2016, Y Maheshwara Reddy

The Draft Bill makes no provisions for prevention, rescue and rehabilitation for such persons who may have been coerced into forced labour or for organ transplantation.

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Sex work and the city

The Hindu, Sep 12, 2014, Vinayashree Jagadeesh

Bangalore ranks second among 53 megacities in the number of cases booked under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act.

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KSAPS accused of breaking confidentiality

The Hindu, Dec 02, 2010, Staff Reporter

Members of the Karnataka Sex Workers' Union and HIV/AIDS activists staged a snap protest at the programme organised by the Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society (KSAPS) on the occasion of World AIDS Day here on Wednesday.

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