This article traces the story of Urmisha Parmar and her navigation through financial obstacles and illness in her family.
A panel discussion on sex work as work (labour) was organised by South India AIDS Action Program (SIAAP) on September 23 in Chennai.
Krupa Tadvi belongs to a lower middle class joint family from Dev Nagar, where she has lived for 18 years.
The unhealthy scrutiny of women in the workplace, stems from a sense of entitlement, where their personal lives are are laid bare.
Shehnaz is a single mother of two and a divorcee, and has had a long battle with depression and the search for financial stability.
This is the true story of three women (names changed) who applied to work at a unisex salon and were pressurised into performing sexual services.
The beauty parlour was a refuge but not my real goal in life. I am fighting for transgender rights and hope to be a civil right activist
Ekta Modi got married young, and had to quash dreams of a higher education and was a Class 10 dropout. Today, she runs her own salon.
Nalini Jameela lays out a powerful narration of the patriarchal oppression faced by women through her own experience as a sex worker.
For real equality in the workplace and household, unpaid domestic labour needs to be legitimised and given due recognition.