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Asia

Inside Sonagachi, Asia's largest red-light district

Many of the 7,000 sex workers in this Kolkata red-light district say they have no other options for survival.

Inside Sonagachi, Asia's largest red-light district

Prostitution

Australia: The fight to decriminalise prostitution

While other states have legalised sex work, South Australia still has some of the most repressive laws on the books.

Australia: The fight to decriminalise prostitution

Peru

A Peruvian's struggle to survive TB and AIDS

Transwoman combats tuberculosis, AIDS and a lifetime of abuse and social exclusion.

A Peruvian's struggle to survive TB and AIDS

Human Rights

Bangladesh sex workers yearn for lost home

Workers protest after 2,000 forced to flee 200-year-old brothel due to alleged threats from ruling party activists.

Bangladesh sex workers yearn for lost home

Witness

Beauty Behind Bars

Can a beauty contest restore the dignity and hope of Colombian women put behind bars because of drugs and violence?

Beauty Behind Bars

People & Power

The Nigerian Connection

An investigation into the plight of African women caught in a web of organised crime, prostitution and trafficking.