Review of “Dangerous Sex, Invisible Labor: Sex Work and the Law in India”

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Chaitanya Lakkimsetti
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Rights Work Initiative


Read the review of Prabha Kotiswaran’s “Dangerous Sex, Invisible Labor: Sex Work and the Law in India” By Chaitanya Lakkimsetti at  This new book dispels this myth of sex workers as predominantly trafficked and as quintessential victims of violence.

Chaitanya Lakkimsetti is an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at The Center for Feminist Research and the Gender Studies Program at the University of Southern California. Her areas of research include gender, sexuality, globalization and postcolonial studies.

The Rights Work Initiative is a project of the Program on Human Trafficking and Forced Labor at the American University Washington College of Law’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Washington, D.C.  Rights Work seeks to promote evidence-based research, rights-based policies and lively debate on issues relating to human trafficking and forced labor.