Ahmednagar: Girish Kulkarni has changed the face of the brothels of Ahmednagar. Through his tireless efforts he has ensured that no minors girls are bought and sold in Ahmednagar. He has also set up schools for the children of sex workers.
Richa's eyes don't betray the life she led earlier that was a life confined to a brothel. She had been sold to a brothel as a child.
"I'm the only person in my family who got education and a career," she said.
She owes her second shot at life to Girish Kulkarni and his Ahmednagar based NGO 'Snehalaya'. A professor in a local college, Girish had grown up seeing the mushrooming brothel business in Ahmednagar. It wasn't until he saw a little girl being abused by a madam that he decided to take action. ...more
08:55 AM, Feb 22, 2012