I must admit I was quite grateful that Reclaim the Night in Edinburgh was being friendly with sex workers, often women (esp R.Feminists) would go nasty with sex workers, for R.Feminists (or possibly many women) fear the sex workers would penetrate the violence on women in all areas. And so it goes, R.Feminists felt the necessity to strengthen out the "social moral order" by going nasty with sex workers. It is very important to recognize the importance of protecting sex workers, more than just human rights, but for the benefits society would get through protecting and giving rights to sex workers. For example, the potential decline of HIV when sex workers got given rights to carry condoms with them, along with some sex education and awareness.
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I asked the question on September 4, “Am I part of the problem of violence against women?” I then made a promise to myself and to women that I would no longer be silent. 555 more words
You’d remember that I wrote about an IPS officer’s friendly checklist for women who want to stay safe.
Someone left the following comment for me there, and my response was so long-winded, I thought it might just be better to write a new post. 930 more words
Many of our women readers often ask us what it is like traveling on public buses, trains and rickshaws in India, especially in remote and seemingly precarious regions. 880 more words