In 1992, the World Health Organization helped local doctors to assess HIV transmission risks in the Sonagachi red light district in Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal and helped design an STI and HIV Intervention Project.
The dominant anti-trafficking paradigm conflates trafficking and sex work, denying evidence that most sex workers choose their profession and justifying police actions that disrupt communities, drive sex workers underground and increase vulnerability.Despite differences, sex work nearly everywhere entails risk.Many of the risks associated with sex work—from disease transmission to human rights violations and violence—stem from ‘structural’ conditions of sex work, and the frequently marginalized social status of sex workers.Others set out looking for other work, and may end up in sex work, either out of choice or through deception.Sex work can thus be voluntary or involuntary—while many sex workers choose to enter the profession, others are induced under false pretences or otherwise coerced.We review an alternative response to combating human trafficking and child prostitution in the sex trade, the self-regulatory board (SRB) developed by Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC, Sonagachi).
DMSC-led interventions to remove minors and unwilling women from sex work account for over 80% of successful ‘rescues’ reported in West Bengal.
The experience and confidence gained in organizing an effective HIV prevention effort led the sex worker community to take on a range of other health and social problems affecting them, from violence and discrimination to the limited educational opportunities available to their children.
In 1995, DMSC was formed as a community-based organization of Sonagachi sex workers, currently representing 65 000 members in 49 branch committees covering an estimated 85% of sex workers in West Bengal.
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From 2009 through 2011, 2195 women and girls were screened by SRBs: 170 (7.7%) minors and 45 (2.1%) unwilling adult women were assisted and followed up.