Red-light Area Mapping: Falkland Road & Vashi-Turbhe

Over the years, Prerana has witnessed significant changes in the RLAs. Since 2011, Prerana began routinely mapping the RLAs of Kamathipura, Falkland Rd. and Vashi Turbhe. Through this exercise, the team of Prerana’s social workers has been able to identify the changing structures and dynamics of the RLAs. Understanding this is crucial for planning welfare and developmental services and strategies. The annual RLA mapping is undertaken in the months of February and March.

Through this document, we aim to share an update on the current number of brothels, services, and organizations functioning in the RLAs of Falkland Rd. and Vashi-Turbhe with a reference to data collected in 2016. Read here