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In her statement registered with the police, the minor said she was raped for the first time two years ago when she was just 13 years old
Designer facing class action lawsuit in US alleging the sexual assault of dozens of women
The draft bill will be tabled in the state legislature during the upcoming two-day winter session in Mumbai on December 14-15.
Each sex worker will receive Rs 5,000 per month along with three kg of wheat and two kg of rice.
The women and child development (WCD) department is now asking its social and anganwadi workers to be on high alert in slums and chawls to keep an eye on the tiny marriage halls.
The court said newly introduced Rule 19 (1) (C) of Maharashtra Prisons (Mumbai Furlough and Parole) Rules, which restricted grant of emergency parole to convicts under special laws, covers the POCSO Act.
The prostituted women living in these RLAs have little to no agency. Often they are under close control of their brothelkeeper or aadmi (a kind of pimp), with little voice of their own. Here is one such case of a prostituted mother who was forced to leave her child in the hands of her brothelkeeper, but continued to fight the odds to rescue her child.
Over the course of Prerana’s work in the red-light area, we have come across countless stories of a mother’s resilience to give her children the freedom they deserve. Here is one such case of a mother who fought for her son’s freedom from the clutches of her brothel keeper, and the impact created when multiple stakeholders work together.