Sex Work

Lawyers Collective is one a NGO in India working towards protecting the rights of the most marginalized including sex workers and the LGBT community.

Sex Work Advocacy Materials

Poster on Sex Work and Trafficking, 2010

Sex Work Law & Policy

The Lawyers Collective was on the Inter Ministerial Group (IMG) constituted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in September 2012 to consider...

ITPA Amendment Bill, 2006

In 2005, the then Department of Women and Child Development (WCD), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India proposed changes to the ITPA....

Sex Work

Background Historically, sex work was neither condemned nor criminalized in India. Sex workers were treated with respect and reverence in ancient times, tolerated in the...

Reclaiming Rights: Transgender Persons Bill and beyond

On 26.11.2019, the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 (“The Bill”) was approved by the Rajya Sabha, after having been passed by the Lok...