The United Nations organization tasked with advancing the status of women worldwide refrains from using the word “prostitution” in its policy work and instead prefers “sex worker.”
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Ruchira Gupta will deliver the University of Maine School of Law’s fourth annual Justice for Women Lecture on March 19, 2015. Watch her interview on 207|Maine News
Leader Ruchira Gupta, Founder of Apne Aap, speaks about her fight for girls’ rights and against sex trafficking.
Donor Direct Action (DDA) founder Jessica Neuwirth, Steering Committee Chair, Gloria Steinem, and a group of Donor Direct Action supporters joined Ruchira Gupta, the founder of DDA front-line organization Apne Aap to visit India to learn more about the work of Apne Ape…
Donor Direct Action founder Jessica Neuwirth and Gloria Steinem are in India this week with a group of Donor Direct Action supporters to learn more about the work of Apne Aap… Read the article in The Telegraph detailing their visit.
Ruchira Gupta stumbled on the subject while walking the hills of Nepal in 1994. “Many villages had no women between age 15 and 45,” she recalls. “I started inquiring. The answer was always the same: ‘They have gone to work in Mumbai.’”
Independence day is a holiday commemorating India’s independence from the British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation.
Gloria Steinem and Ruchira Gupta joined forces with the NoVo Foundation, to teach about sexual exploitation and ways to end it.