Articles by: Shreya Mukhopadhyay

Sex workers in India

Sex workers in India

April 9, 2018 at 8:51 PM

The commercial sex worker has been a universal being throughout civilization as prostitution is the so-called “oldest profession”. The earliest known record of prostitution appears in ancient Mesopotamia. It is surprising to witness that licensed brothels were established by Solon in Greece in around 550 B.C. The Indian Vedas, VishnuRead More

India: Changing the tone on menstruation

India: Changing the tone on menstruation

January 22, 2018 at 6:28 AM

The manifold disadvantages and discrimination continue to plague women in many parts of the world. Women are still regarded to be objects of repression in various countries especially India.  Despite stringent laws for the protection of women, they continue to be the victims of violence and harassment. Be it inRead More