Three sex workers peer through a window as they wait for customers in the notorious red light district at Garstin Bastion Road, New Delhi. Photo: Shoaib Shafi

Indian sex worker in GB Road, New Delhi’s main red light district, tells her story of pain and loss

  • Rekha is one of more than 5,000 women with little chance of escape working on the notorious Garstin Bastion Road in India’s capital New Delhi
  • Several groups have been set up to help rehabilitate the area’s sex workers and their children in an attempt to provide alternate livelihood options
Topic |   Sex and relationships

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Three sex workers peer through a window as they wait for customers in the notorious red light district at Garstin Bastion Road, New Delhi. Photo: Shoaib Shafi
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Michael Messner, owner and curator of Patpong Museum, shows off a miniature model of a Patpong street complete with go-go bar and dancers. Photo: Tibor Krausz

Patpong: the rise of Bangkok’s most famous red light district charted at new museum, complete with mock-up bar room and ‘X-rated’ area

  • Thailand’s new Patpong Museum charts the history of the notorious neighbourhood whose story begins in China’s island province of Hainan
  • Discover the area’s presumed CIA connections, why go-go bars blossomed, and get a glimpse of Patpong’s more dubious attractions
Topic |   Thailand

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Michael Messner, owner and curator of Patpong Museum, shows off a miniature model of a Patpong street complete with go-go bar and dancers. Photo: Tibor Krausz
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