Gb Road

  • Delhi's GB Road sex workers to finally get new address July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: This surely is an instance of better late than never - in this case, all of 48 years. The infamous "GB Road" address on the voter identity cards of Delhi's sex workers had stripped away their dignity and made them a subject of humiliation and ignominy. This will...
  • Over 1,500 sex workers set to vote in Delhi elections November 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Nafeesa, who has been living in Delhi's infamous GB Road red-light area for 15 years, feels lucky to be included among the over 1,500 sex workers who would cast their votes in the December 4 Delhi Assembly elections - thanks to an enrollment drive by the state election...
  • Delhi: 7 girls rescued from GB Road brothels May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday night rescued seven girls who had been pushed into prostitution from the infamous GB Road. The police manage to rescued them after an NGO informed then about the girls. After receiving the complaint the police raided some brothels in GB Road where the girls were...
  • The Big Debate: Should India legalise prostitution? December 15, 2009

    If you cant curb prostitution, why not legalise it? This is what the Supreme Court asked the Centre, reigniting the debate over regulating the world's oldest profession. The debate is beyond moral. The question is: Is prostitution a form of exploitation to be abolished or an occupation to be regulated? ...
  • Beyond morality: Legalise sex trade to combat HIV December 14, 2009

    New Delhi: From GB Road in Delhi to Kamathipura in Mumbai, sex workers are unanimous in the view that legalsing the trade will go a long in way in combating exploitation. A sex worker says, "Legalisation means less police harassment, so that is one good thing that can come out of...
  • SC for legalising prostitution, activists up in arms December 15, 2009

    Kolkata/New Delhi: The Supreme Court, while hearing a PIL on child trafficking last week, asked the Centre if it would consider legalising prostitution if it can't curb it. The apex court pointed out that it could help closely monitor prostitution and help provide rehabilitation and medical aid to sex-workers. The Court...