Related News: where are the sex workers in the rape law debate

The larger debate on rape has continued to ignore the most vulnerable section of society: the sex workers. According to NGOs fighting against trafficking of women, over 90 percent of prostitutes in India face rape and sexual violence. None of them have legal recourse, as the general mindset is that “prostitutes cannot be raped.” Even the judiciary writes them off as “women of loose morals.” Read the full article.