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Bringing a voice to India’s red light districts

URBim: For Just and Inclusive Cities, Carlin Carr

India’s poor have few media outlets of their own. Their struggles for housing, human rights, basic services, equality, and dignity are told in snippets on the nightly news and in newspaper columns. Their dreams and demands are relayed in brush strokes, leaving aside the important details that humanize their existence. Yet a most unlikely group — women in India’s brothels — have pioneered a monthly newspaper that gives voice to the women and children in the red light districts of India, and sets an example for a democratic movement toward giving the power of expression to the disenfranchised. Continue Reading.

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