Indian Sex Workers Fight Penalization

Yesterday I launched a new blog, Akimbo, for the International Women’s Health Coalition, where I’m now working as their program officer for online campaigns. We’ve got a post today from Meena Seshu of India-based sex worker organization SANGRAM.

Meena Seshu, Director of SANGRAM
After months of speculation and stress, sex workers rights advocates have reason to celebrate this International Sex Workers Rights Day.

Last week, the Cabinet failed to approve an amendment to India’s Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Bill that would have further stigmatized sex workers by criminalizing the purchase of sexual services.

Read the rest of Meena’s post here.