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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.7.NQ33026

HUMAN RIGHTS OF SEX WORKERS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE IMMORAL TRAFFIC (PREVENTION) ACT, 1956: AN ANALYTICAL ANALYSIS

Monika Yadav, Gurjas Singh, Ujjwal Kumar Singh, Dr. Radhey Shyam Jha, Abhiranjan Dixit, Dr. Sandhya Verma

Abstract

India being one of the most powerful and growing in every sector in the world still got many aspects or areas to work upon and that is where the topic Human Rights of Sex Workers in India came across. India is collaborating with various methods of various organization for eradicating the dilemma that prostitutes and sex workers cannot become the part of the society. Despite of various laws, enactments and making of NGOs for sex workers or prostitutes which provides assistance to them they are begging for dignity of sex workers and still waiting for the directions and suggestions i.e., initiatives which the central government, state governments, and the judiciary must take. Despite of having human rights they are still on the edge of medical attention and getting security. This paper throws light on the exploitation, hardships like health consultation, education and social criticism even the whole society is against them. Therefore, this paper focuses on redefining prostitution as sex work and further on legalizing and eradicating discrimination on sex workers which may result in protection of sex workers' human rights and health in India, with the help and guidance of legislative provisions in the Indian Constitution and the Immoral Traffic Prevention Act.

Keywords

Sex-workers, Sex-work, Prostitution, Security, Education, Health, Discrimination

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