Police should not abuse sex workers verbally or physically; should treat them with dignity: Supreme Court

The Court also directed the Press Council of India to urge the media to take utmost care, and not reveal the identities of sex workers when reporting on raid/rescue operations.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

Sex workers are entitled to all basic human rights and other rights guaranteed in the Constitution, and police should not abuse those engaged in sex work verbally or physically, the Supreme Court reaffirmed last week [Budhadev Karmaskar vs. State of West Bengal and ors].

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