Prostitution

A B’desh woman ran the prostitution racket | Hyderabad News

Hyderabad: While investigating a prostitution case filed at Saroornagar Police Station, Rachakonda police discovered that a woman who was allegedly rescued was the organizer of the racketeering. She is Bangladeshi and resides illegally in India. On May 18, the police carried out a decoy operation, arrested B Sudheer and questioned …

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Sex workers gain a foothold in Congress

Sex workers have won the support of a small group of Democratic lawmakers after being largely excluded from the policy-making process. The turning point was the Combating Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), also known as SESTA after the original Senate bill, which was conceived as a way to punish online …

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Bangladeshi woman trafficked to India rescued in Mumbai

A 25-year-old Bangladeshi woman who was lured to India and forced into prostitution was rescued in an operation carried out by the Mumbai police with the help of their counterparts in Bangladesh as well as Bangladeshi NGOs. According to police, the woman, a resident of Khulna, worked in jute factories …

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Traffic: the view from the street

After sunset, Esther Flores drove around Columbus in her red van, nicknamed the Love Bug. A bandana covered the top of her curly hair and her mask was decorated with the word love. Flores is the founder of the non-profit organization 1DivineLine2Health. Part of the group’s job is to provide …

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