Helen Rimell

Helen Rimell is a photographer who lives in Mumbai's Kamathipura district

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Stories from Mumbai's red light district

Sex workers in Asia's largest prostitution district speak out


In south Mumbai’s red light districts there are an estimated 100,000 brothel-based sex workers. Most of them are not there voluntarily. A high proportion of the women and girls have been sold into sex work, often by a relative or a trusted family friend; others are born into it.