By following the daily life of the denizens of one kotha (brothel), I have attempted to paint an intimate portrait of women for whom sex is work — a way to make a living. With precise details and black & white photos, I have presented the everyday world of those who inhabit the peripheries of society.

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Women who are open to other forms of employment are trained in various vocations and placed in jobs.

"In the past two to three years the trend has set in.

Mayank Austen Soofi compulsively publishes texts and photos on his website, Facebook and Instagram.

Mayank is also a daily columnist for Hindustan Times newspaper, and the author of ‘Nobody Can Love You More: Life in Delhi’s Red Light District’ (published by Penguin) and the four-volume ‘The Delhi Walla’ guidebooks (Harper Collins).

We are judged and condemned but we too are doing what everyone else is doing - trying to make our dreams come true and keeping hope alive in the worst conditions," Chatterjee said. Her gaze settles on the pimps lining the filthy streets of Sonagachi - where the holy Ganges River gushes furiously out of open taps and pipes, running its purifying course through the homes of the Sonagachi women.

To help personalise content, tailor and measure ads and provide a safer experience, we use cookies.Please remove file Randi Ko Old Man N Choda after listening to this song so you do not violate copyright law.Born in India's eastern state of Bengal, in an impoverished area known as North 24 Parganas, Das was married off at age 12 to a 37-year-old man.Most of us have no education and two to three kids.Yes, we can work as domestic help to support our families. Money is the only thing that assures self-respect in society," Das said."They call me a 'flying' sex worker because I go back home at night and do not stay in Sonagachi.Two weeks of intensive counselling takes place to ascertain whether these women are minors, and whether they have been trafficked.