‘Prostitution not a crime if sex worker not forced into it’ – The Times of India

‘Prostitution not a crime if sex worker not forced into it’
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Updated: May 6, 2017, 10.27 AM IST

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HIGHLIGHTS

Sex workers engaged in prostitution of their own volition, and not due to any inducement, force or coercion is not a crime
The court was interpreting provisions of Section 370 of the Indian Penal Code which refer to physical or sexual exploitation and slavery

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat high court on Friday ruled that a criminal case is not maintainable against “sex workers engaged in prostitution of their own volition, and not due to any inducement, force or coercion”.

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